Minuscule 2060

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Minuscule 2060
New Testament manuscript
Rev. 11:7-8.9
Rev. 11:7-8.9
Text Book of Revelation
Date 1331
Script Greek
Now at Vatican Library
Size 27.5 x 21 cm
Category none

Minuscule 2060 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), Av42 (von Soden), is a Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament, on 105 parchment leaves (27.5 by 21 cm). It is dated by a colophon to the year 1331.[1] Gregory labelled it by 153r, Scrivener by 114r.[2]


The codex contains the text of the Book of Revelation with homilies of St. John Chrysostom to the Gospel of John, and the commentary of Andrew of Caesarea on the Book of Revelation. Together with this books codex has 369 leaves. Book of Revelation is on the end of this codex (pages 265-369). It is written in one column per page, in 21 lines per page.[3]

Kurt Aland the Greek text of the codex did not place in any Category.[4] It was not examined by the Claremont Profile Method.[5]

The text of the codex was collated by Hoskier.[6]

The codex currently is housed at the Vatican Library (Ms. 542), in Rome.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b K. Aland, M. Welte, B. Köster, K. Junack, Kurzgefasste Liste der griechischen Handschriften des Neues Testaments, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, New York 1994, p. 165.
  2. ^ Scrivener, Frederick Henry Ambrose; Edward Miller (1894). A Plain Introduction to the Criticism of the New Testament, Vol. 1 (4 ed.). London: George Bell & Sons. p. 325. 
  3. ^ C. R. Gregory, "Textkritik des Neuen Testaments", Leipzig 1900, vol. 1, p. 323.
  4. ^ Aland, Kurt; Aland, Barbara (1995). The Text of the New Testament: An Introduction to the Critical Editions and to the Theory and Practice of Modern Textual Criticism. Erroll F. Rhodes (trans.). Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company. p. 139. ISBN 978-0-8028-4098-1. 
  5. ^ Wisse, Frederik (1982). The profile method for the classification and evaluation of manuscript evidence, as Applied to the Continuous Greek Text of the Gospel of Luke. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company. p. 83. ISBN 0-8028-1918-4. 
  6. ^ Herman C. Hoskier, "Concerning the Text of the Apocalypse" 1 (London, 1929), pp. 381-388.

Further reading[edit]

  • Herman C. Hoskier, "Concerning the Text of the Apocalypse" 1 (London, 1929), pp. 381-388.
  • Bruce M. Metzger, "Manuscripts of the Greek Bible" (New York: Oxford, 1981), pp. 132-133.

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