Minuscule 2423

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Minuscule 2423
New Testament manuscript
Text Acts, CE, Paul
Date 13th century
Script Greek
Now at Duke University
Size 20.2 cm by 15 cm
Type Byzantine text-type
Category V

Minuscule 2423 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), is a Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament, on 227 parchment leaves (20.2 cm by 15 cm); it is dated paleographically to the 13th century.[1]


The codex contains the text of the Acts of the Apostles, Catholic epistles, Pauline epistles with some lacunae. Epistle to the Hebrews is placed between 2 Thessalonians and 1 Timothy.[2]

The text is written in one column per page, in 27 lines per page.[1]


The Greek text of the codex is a representative of the Byzantine text-type. Aland placed it in Category V.[3]


The codex now is located in the Kenneth Willis Clark Collection of the Duke University (Gk MS 3) at Durham.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c K. Aland, M. Welte, B. Köster, K. Junack, Kurzgefasste Liste der griechischen Handschriften des Neues Testaments, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, New York 1994, p. 187.
  2. ^ Minuscule 2423 at the Kenneth Willis Clark Collection of Greek Manuscripts
  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. 

Further reading[edit]

  • K. W. Clark, "Eight American Praxapostoloi" (Chicago, 1941).

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