Minuscule 2268

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Minuscule 2268
New Testament manuscript
Text Gospel of Mark 1:1-14
Date 13th century
Script Greek
Now at Duke University
Size 23.4 cm by 16.7 cm
Category none

Minuscule 2268 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), ε 2058 (Soden's numbering), is a Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament. Paleographically it has been assigned to the 13th century. Only one leaf of the codex has survived.[1]


The codex contains a small part of the Gospel of Mark 1:1-14 on 1 parchment leaf (23.4 cm by 16.7 cm). The text is written in one column per page, in 22 lines per page (15.3 by 12 cm).

The titles written in red ink, the initial letters in gold. The text is divided according to the Ammonian Sections, whose numbers are given at the margin, with references to the Eusebian Canons (written below Ammonian Section numbers). It contains pictures (portraits of the four Evangelist).[2]

Kurt Aland the Greek text of the codex did not place it in any Category.[3] It was not examined by the Claremont Profile Method.[4]


The codex now is located in the Kenneth Willis Clark Collection of the Duke University (Gk MS 4) at Durham.[1]

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  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. 177.
  2. ^ Gregory, Caspar René (1909). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments. 3. Leipzig. p. 1204. 
  3. ^ 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. 
  4. ^ 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. 85. ISBN 0-8028-1918-4. 

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