Minuscule 2612

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Minuscule 2612
New Testament manuscript
Text Gospels
Date 13th century
Script Greek
Now at Duke University
Size 19.5 cm by 14.5 cm
Type Byzantine text-type
Category none

Minuscule 2612 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), is a Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament, on 184 parchment leaves (19.5 cm by 14.5 cm).[1] Dated paleographically to the 13th century.[2]


The codex contains text of the four Gospels. The text is written in one column per page, in 21-28 lines per page.[2]

The codex contains the text of the four Gospels, in the order: Mark, Luke, John, and Matthew.


The Greek text of the codex, is a representative of the Byzantine text-type. Aland did not place it in any Category.[3] According to the Claremont Profile Method it represents the textual family Kx in Luke 10 and Luke 20. In Luke 10 the manuscript is defective.[4]


The codex now is located in the Kenneth Willis Clark Collection of the Duke University (Gk MS 5) at Durham.[2]

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  1. ^ Space of writing is 12.8 cm by 9.8 cm, but the Matthew portion is written on space of 13.7 cm x 9.5 cm.
  2. ^ 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. 199.
  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. 140. 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. 88. ISBN 0-8028-1918-4. 

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