Lectionary 47

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Lectionary 47
New Testament manuscript
Text Evangelistarion
Date 10th-century
Script Greek
Now at State Historical Museum
Size 29 cm by 21.5 cm

Lectionary 47, designated by siglum 47 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering). It is a Greek manuscript of the New Testament, on parchment leaves. Palaeographically it has been assigned to the 10th-century.[1]


The codex contains lessons from the Gospels of John, Matthew, Luke lectionary (Evangelistarium), on 246 parchment leaves (29 cm by 21.5 cm). The text is written in two columns per page, in 18 lines per page, in Greek uncial letters.[1] Full of errors of itacism, it contains musical notes.[2]


The manuscript was examined by Matthaei, who described it as "barbaro scriptus est, sed ex praestantissimo exemplari".[3]

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

Currently the codex is located in the State Historical Museum, (V. 11, S. 42) in Moscow.[1]

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Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b Aland, Kurt; M. Welte; B. Köster; K. Junack (1994). Kurzgefasste Liste der griechischen Handschriften des Neues Testaments. Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter. p. 221. ISBN 3-11-011986-2. 
  2. ^ Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments. 1. Leipzig: J.C. Hinrichs. p. 392. 
  3. ^ F. H. A. Scrivener, "A Plain Introduction to the Criticism of the New Testament" (George Bell & Sons: London 1861), p. 214.
  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.