Lectionary 144

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Lectionary 144
New Testament manuscript
Text Apostolos
Date 12th-century
Script Greek
Now at French National Library
Size 34.7 by 27.3 cm

Lectionary 144, designated by sigla 144 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering) is a Greek manuscript of the New Testament, on parchment leaves. Paleographically it had been assigned to the 12th-century.[1]


The codex contains Lessons from the Acts of the Apostles and Epistles lectionary (Apostolos) with lacunae at end.[2][3] It is written in Greek minuscule letters, on 302 parchment leaves (34.7 cm by 27.3 cm), in two columns per page, 22 lines per page.[1] It has music notes.[2]


The manuscript was brought from Constantinople.[3] It was examined by Paulin Martin,[4] and C. R. Gregory (in 1885).[2]

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

Currently the codex is located at the National Library of France (Gr. 304) in Paris.[1]

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  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. 227. ISBN 3-11-011986-2. 
  2. ^ a b c Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments. 1. Leipzig. p. 466. 
  3. ^ a b Scrivener, Frederick Henry Ambrose (1894). A Plain Introduction to the Criticism of the New Testament. 1 (4th ed.). London: George Bell & Sons. p. 369. 
  4. ^ Jean-Pierre-Paul Martin (1883). Description technique des manuscrits grecs relatifs au Nouveau Testament, conservés dans les bibliothès de Paris. Paris. p. 171. 
  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.