List of manuscripts of Plato's dialogues

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Some 250 known manuscripts of Plato survive.[1] The following is a partial list of manuscripts of Plato's dialogues:

Medieval minuscules[edit]

  • Codex Oxoniensis Clarkianus 39 — 895 AD; first six tetralogies, designated B.[2]
  • Codex Parisinus graecus 1807 — circa 900 AD; last two tetralogies and the apocrypha, designated A
  • Codex Venetus Marcianus graecus appendix classis 4, I, designated T
  • Codex Vindobonensis 54, supplementum phil. Gr. 7, designated W




  1. ^ JSTOR 40858970
  2. ^ Complete photographic facsimile in Allen, T. W., Codex Oxoniensis Clarkianus 39 Phototypice editus, 2 vols. Leiden 1898–9.
  3. ^ Slings, S. R., Platonis Rempublicam (Oxford University Press, 2003), xxii.