Lectionary 126

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Lectionary 126
New Testament manuscript
Date11th century
Now atVatican Library
Size31 cm by 22.8 cm

Lectionary 126, designated by siglum 126 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering) is a Greek manuscript of the New Testament, on parchment leaves. Palaeographically it has been assigned to the 11th century.[1]


The codex contains lessons from the Gospels of John, Matthew, Luke lectionary (Evangelistarium), on 337 parchment leaves (31 cm by 22.8 cm). The text is written in Greek minuscule letters, in two columns per page, 23 lines per page.[1] It contains the Pericope Adulterae (John 8:3-11).[2]


The manuscript was written by one George.[3] The manuscript was added to the list of New Testament manuscripts by Scholz.[4] It was examined by Bianchini, Scholz, Gregory.[2]

The manuscript is not cited in the critical editions of the Greek New Testament (UBS3).[5]

Currently the codex is located in the Vatican Library (Vat. gr. 2041) in Rome.[1]

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Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Aland, Kurt; M. Welte; B. Köster; K. Junack (1994). Kurzgefasste Liste der griechischen Handschriften des Neues Testaments. Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter. p. 226. ISBN 3-11-011986-2.
  2. ^ a b Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments. 1. Leipzig. p. 398.
  3. ^ Scrivener, Frederick Henry Ambrose; Edward Miller (1894). A Plain Introduction to the Criticism of the New Testament, Vol. 1 (4th ed.). London: George Bell & Sons. p. 335.
  4. ^ Scrivener, Frederick Henry Ambrose (1894). A Plain Introduction to the Criticism of the New Testament, Vol. 1. London. p. 331.
  5. ^ The Greek New Testament, ed. K. Aland, A. Black, C. M. Martini, B. M. Metzger, and A. Wikgren, in cooperation with INTF, United Bible Societies, 3rd edition, (Stuttgart 1983), pp. XXVIII, XXX.


  • G. Bianchini, Evangeliarium quadruplex latinae versionis antiquae seu veteris italicae (Rome, 1749), part 1, vol. 2, p. 517.
  • J. M. A. Scholz, Biblisch-kritische Reise in Frankreich, der Schweiz, Italien, Palästine und im Archipel in den Jahren 1818, 1819, 1820, 1821: Nebst einer Geschichte des Textes des Neuen Testaments, p. 102 f.
  • Codinus Curopalates, De officialibus Ausg. v. Bekker, Bonn 1839, p. 251.