Lectionary 1839

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Minuscule 1839
New Testament manuscript
Text New Testament
Date 11th century
Script Greek
Now at Duke University
Size 24.5 cm by 17.0 cm

Lectionary 1839, designated by 1839 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), is a Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament, written on 256 parchment leaves (30.6 cm by 22.7 cm). Paleographically it had been assigned to the 11th century.[1]


The codex contains Lessons from the Gospels. It is a lectionary (Evangelistarium). Written in two columns per page, in 27 lines per page.[1]


The codex was presented by the friends of the Duke University Library in honor of Kenneth Willis Clark.[2] Currently it is housed at the Kenneth Willis Clark Collection of the Duke University (Gk MS 65) at Durham.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c K. Aland, M. Welte, B. Köster, K. Junack, Kurzgefasste Liste der griechischen Handschriften des Neues Testaments, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, New York 1994.
  2. ^ The Kenneth Willis Clark Collection

Further reading[edit]

  • Kenneth Willis Clark, Greek New Testament Manuscripts in Duke University Library, Library Notes, no. 27 (April 1953).

External links[edit]

  • Lectionary 1839 at the Kenneth Willis Clark Collection of Greek Manuscripts