Minuscule 336

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Minuscule 336
New Testament manuscript
Name Uffenbach 1
Text New Testament (except Gospels)
Date 15th century
Script Greek
Now at Hamburg University
Size 20 cm by 15.5 cm
Hand carelessly written

Minuscule 336 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), α 500 (Soden),[1] is a Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament, on paper. Palaeographically it has been assigned to the 15th century.[2] Formerly it was labelled by 45a, 52p, and 16r.


The codex contains the text of the New Testament (except Gospels) on 268 paper leaves (20 cm by 15.5 cm). The text is written in one column per page, in 22-25 lines per page.[2] After Ephesians 3:7 written by other hand. It contains Prolegomena.[3]

The order of books: Catholic epistles, Book of Revelation, Pauline epistles, and Acts of the Apostles.[3] It is carelessly written.[4]

Kurt Aland did not place the Greek text of the codex in any Category.[5]


The manuscript once belonged to Giovanni Ciampini in Rome, then to Zacharias Conrad von Uffenbach, consul in Frankfurt am Main. The manuscript was examined by Wettstein (in 1717), Bengel, Uffenbach.[4] C. R. Gregory saw it in 1878.[3]

Formerly it was labelled by 45a, 52p, and 16r.[3] In 1908 Gregory gave the number 336 to it.[1]

The manuscript is currently housed at the Hamburg University Library (Cod. theol. 1252a) in Hamburg.[2]

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  1. ^ a b Gregory, Caspar René (1908). Die griechischen Handschriften des Neuen Testament. Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs'sche Buchhandlung. p. 60. 
  2. ^ a b c Aland, Kurt; M. Welte; B. Köster; K. Junack (1994). Kurzgefasste Liste der griechischen Handschriften des Neues Testaments. Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter. p. 66. ISBN 3-11-011986-2. 
  3. ^ a b c d Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments. 1. Leipzig: Hinrichs. p. 267. 
  4. ^ a b Scrivener, Frederick Henry Ambrose; Edward Miller (1894). A Plain Introduction to the Criticism of the New Testament. 1 (4 ed.). London: George Bell & Sons. p. 288. 
  5. ^ 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. 138. ISBN 978-0-8028-4098-1. 

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