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Codex Speculum

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The Codex Speculum or Speculum Ps-Augustine, designated by m, is a 5th-century Latin manuscript of the New Testament. The text, written on vellum, is a version of the old Latin. The manuscript contains passages from all the books of the New Testament except 3 John, Hebrews, and Philemon on 154 parchment leaves.[1] It also has a citation from the Epistle to the Laodiceans.[2]

The Latin text of the codex is a representative of the Western text-type in itala recension.[3]

The text of the manuscript was published by Cardinal Mai in 1843.[2][3]

Currently it is housed at the Saint Cross monastery (Sessorianus) in Rome.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Metzger 1977, p. 299
  2. ^ a b Scrivener 2010, p. 48
  3. ^ a b Gregory 1902, p. 606


  • Gregory, Caspar (1902), Textkritik des Neuen Testaments: III Übersetzungen. IV. Kirchliche schriftsteller. B. Kritik. I Geschichte der kritik [Textual Criticism of the New Testament] (in German), vol. 2, Zentralantiquariat: J.C. Hinrichs, OCLC 780539036, retrieved 2012-11-27
  • Metzger, Bruce (1977), The Early Versions of the New Testament: Their Origin, Transmission, and Limitations, Oxford: Clarendon Press, ISBN 978-0-19-826170-4, retrieved 2012-11-27
  • Scrivener, Frederick (1 October 2010), A Plain Introduction to the Criticism of the New Testament, Volumes I and II, Gardners Books, ISBN 978-1-84902-625-3, retrieved 2012-11-27