Lectionary 209

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Lectionary 209
New Testament manuscript
Text Evangelistarium †
Date 12th century
Script Greek
Now at Bodleian Library
Size 24.3 cm by 19.5 cm
Note beautiful copy

Lectionary 209, designated by siglum 209 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering) is a Greek manuscript of the New Testament, on parchment. Palaeographically it has been assigned to the 12th century.[1][2] Scrivener labelled it by 216evl.[3] The manuscript is lacunose.


The codex contains lessons from the Gospels of John, Matthew, Luke lectionary (Evangelistarium), on 217 parchment leaves (24.3 cm by 19.5 cm), with some lacunae at the beginning and end.[3][4] The text is written in Greek minuscule letters, in 21 quires, in two columns per page, 21 lines per page (and more lines).[1][2] It contains musical notes.[3][4]

There are daily lessons from Easter to Pentecost.[1]


Scrivener dated the manuscript to the 13th century, Gregory dated it to the 12th century.[3][4] It has been assigned by the INTF to the 12th century.[1][2]

The manuscript was added to the list of New Testament manuscripts by Scrivener (number 216) and Gregory (number 209). Gregory saw it in 1883.[4]

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

The codex is located in the Bodleian Library (Wake 16) at Oxford.[1][2]

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Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e 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. 
  2. ^ a b c d Handschriftenliste at the INTF
  3. ^ a b c d 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. 342. 
  4. ^ a b c d Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments, Vol. 1. Leipzig. p. 404. 
  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.


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