Lectionary 146

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Lectionary 146
New Testament manuscript
Text Evangelistarion
Date 12th century
Script Greek
Now at Cambridge University Library
Size 39.8 by 30.1 cm

Lectionary 146, designated by sigla 146 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering) is a Greek manuscript of the New Testament, on parchment leaves. Paleographically it has been assigned to the 12th century.[1]


The codex contains Lessons from the Gospels of John, Matthew, Luke lectionary (Evangelistarium), on 212 parchment leaves (39.8 cm by 30.1 cm), with lacunae at the end.[2][3] It is written in Greek minuscule letters, in two columns per page, 29 lines per page.[1] It has not music notes. It contains the pericope John 8:3-11.[2] It has Synaxarion and Menologion. It is neatly written.[3]


The manuscript was brought from Constantinople.[2] The manuscript was examined by Hort 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 Cambridge University Library (Dd. 8.23).[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. 227. ISBN 3-11-011986-2. 
  2. ^ a b c d Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments, Vol. 1. Leipzig. p. 400. 
  3. ^ a b 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. 336. 
  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.