Lectionary 273

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Lectionary 273
New Testament manuscript
Text Evangelistarium
Date 13th century
Script Greek
Now at Biblioteca Marciana
Size 23.5 cm by 18.5 cm
Type Byzantine text-type

Lectionary 273, designated by siglum 273 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering) is a Greek manuscript of the New Testament, on parchment. Palaeographically it has been assigned to the 13th century.[1][2]

It used to be known as Nanianus 38.[3] The manuscript has no complex contents.[1]


The codex contains some lessons from the Gospel of Matthew (Evangelistarium).[3]

The text is written in Greek minuscule letters, on 9 parchment leaves (23.5 cm by 18.5 cm), in two columns per page, 23 lines per page.[1]

The manuscript contains weekday Gospel lessons.[1]


Gregory dated the manuscript to the 13th century.[3] It has been assigned by the Institute for New Testament Textual Research (INTF) to the 13th century.[1][2]

The manuscript was added to the list of New Testament manuscripts by Gregory (number 273e). Gregory saw the manuscript in 1886.[3]

The manuscript is not cited in the critical editions of the Greek New Testament (UBS3).[4]

The codex is housed at the Biblioteca Marciana (Gr. II,17 (1295), fol. 5-13) in Venice, Italy.[1][2]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f Aland, K.; M. Welte; B. Köster; K. Junack (1994). Kurzgefasste Liste der griechischen Handschriften des Neues Testaments. Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter. p. 235. ISBN 3-11-011986-2. 
  2. ^ a b c Handschriftenliste at the INTF
  3. ^ a b c d Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments, Vol. 1. Leipzig. p. 410. 
  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.


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