Minuscule 358

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Minuscule 358
New Testament manuscript
Name Mutinensis II
Text Gospels
Date 14th century
Script Greek
Now at Biblioteca Estense
Size 15.3 cm by 12.5 cm
Type Byzantine text-type
Category V
Note full marginalia

Minuscule 358 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), ε 148 (Soden),[1] is a Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament, on parchment. Paleographically it has been assigned to the 14th century.[2] It is known as Codex Mutinensis II. It has full marginalia

Description[edit]

The codex contains a complete text of the four Gospels on 203 parchment leaves (15.3 cm by 12.5 cm). It is written in one column per page, in 21 lines per page.[2]

The text is divided according to the κεφαλαια (chapters), whose numbers are given at the margin, and their τιτλοι (titles of chapters) at the top of the pages. There is also a division according to the Ammonian Sections (in Mark 233 Sections - last in 16:8), with references to the Eusebian Canons.[3]

It contains tables of the κεφαλαια (tables of contents) before each Gospel, and subscriptions at the end of each Gospel. Lectionary markings at the margin and incipits were added by a later hand.[3][4]

Text[edit]

The Greek text of the codex is a representative of the Byzantine text-type. Aland placed it in Category V.[5] According to the Claremont Profile Method it belongs to the textual family Kx in Luke 1, Luke 10, and Luke 20. It creates pair with Minuscule 360.[6]

History[edit]

The manuscript was added to the list of New Testament manuscripts by Scholz (1794–1852).[7] It was examined by Burgon. C. R. Gregory saw it in 1886.[3]

The manuscript is currently housed at the Biblioteca Estense (G. 9, a.U.2.3 (II A 9)) in Modena.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Gregory, Caspar René (1908). Die griechischen Handschriften des Neuen Testament. Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs'sche Buchhandlung. p. 61. 
  2. ^ a b c Aland, K.; M. Welte; B. Köster; K. Junack (1994). Kurzgefasste Liste der griechischen Handschriften des Neues Testaments. Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter. p. 68. ISBN 3-11-011986-2. 
  3. ^ a b c Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments 1. Leipzig: Hinrichs. p. 182. 
  4. ^ 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. 232. 
  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. 
  6. ^ 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. 59. ISBN 0-8028-1918-4. 
  7. ^ Scrivener, Frederick Henry Ambrose (1894). A Plain Introduction to the Criticism of the New Testament 1 (4 ed.). London: George Bell & Sons. p. 225. 

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