Minuscule 455

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Minuscule 455
New Testament manuscript
folio 20 verso
folio 20 verso
Text Acts of the Apostles, Pauline epistles
Date 13th/14th century
Script Greek
Now at Laurentian Library
Size 31.1 cm by 25.2 cm
Category none

Minuscule 455 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), ΟΘ 41 (in the Soden numbering),[1] is a Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament, on paper. Palaeographically it has been assigned to the 13th or 14th century.[2] Formerly it was labelled by 85a and 95p.[3]


The codex contains the text of the Acts of the Apostles and Pauline epistles on 285 paper leaves (31.1 cm by 25.2 cm). It is written in one column per page, in 31-45 lines per page.[2] The letters are written above lines. It contains Prolegomena, Synaxarion (liturgical book with hagiographies), and commentaries of Theophylact.[4]

The order of books: Acts, Romans, Hebrews, Colossians, 1-2 Thessalonians, Titus, 1-2 Corinthians, 1-2 Timothy, Ephesians, Philippians, Galatians, and Philemon.[4]

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


The manuscript was examined by Birch, Scholz, and C. R. Gregory (1886).[4] It was slightly collated by Scholz.[3]

Formerly it was labelled by 85a and 95p. In 1908 Gregory gave the number 455 to it.[1]

It is currently housed at the Laurentian Library (Plutei IV. 5) in Florence.[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. 64. 
  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. 74. ISBN 3-11-011986-2. 
  3. ^ 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. 291. 
  4. ^ a b c Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments. 1. Leipzig: J.C. Hinrichs. p. 272. 
  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. 139. ISBN 978-0-8028-4098-1. 

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External links[edit]

  • "Liste Handschriften". Münster: Institute for New Testament Textual Research. Retrieved 18 March 2013.