Lectionary 131

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Lectionary 131
New Testament manuscript
Text Evangelistarion
Date 11th century
Script Greek
Now at Vatican Library
Size 24.2 cm by 18 cm

Lectionary 131, designated by siglum 131 (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 lectionary (Evangelistarium), on 70 parchment leaves (24.2 cm by 18 cm), with large lacunae at the end. It is written in Greek minuscule letters, in one column per page, 12 lines per page.[1] It contains musical notes.[2]


The manuscript was added to the list of New Testament manuscripts by Scholz.[3] It was examined by Scholz and Gregory.[2]

The manuscript is not cited in the critical editions of the Greek New Testament (UBS3).[4]

Currently the codex is located in the Vatican Library (Ottob. gr. 175) 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. pp. 398–399. 
  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. 331. 
  4. ^ 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.


  • 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.