|New Testament manuscript
Folio 3 recto
|Now at||Bodleian Library|
|Size||29.5 cm by 19 cm|
Lectionary 205, designated by siglum ℓ 205 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering) is a Greek manuscript of the New Testament, on parchment. Palaeographically it has been assigned to the 10th century. Scrivener labelled it by 201evl. The manuscript has complex context.
The codex contains lessons from the Gospels lectionary (Evangelistarium), on 5 parchment leaves (29.5 cm by 19 cm). The text is written in Greek Uncial letters, in two columns per page, 20 lines per page, 6-12 letters. It contains musical notes. It was used for binding, a palimpsest. The upper text contains lessons from the Old Testament lectionary.
The manuscript was added to the list of New Testament manuscripts by Scrivener (number 201) and Gregory (number 204). Gregory saw it in 1883.
The manuscript is not cited in the critical editions of the Greek New Testament (UBS3).
Notes and references
- Aland, Kurt; M. Welte; B. Köster; K. Junack (1994). Kurzgefasste Liste der griechischen Handschriften des Neues Testaments. Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter. p. 231. ISBN 3-11-011986-2.
- Handschriftenliste at the INTF
- 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. 341.
- Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments, Vol. 1. Leipzig. p. 404.
- 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.
- Mss. Barocci at the Bodleian Library