Minuscule 833 (Gregory-Aland)

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Minuscule 833
New Testament manuscript
Folio 1 recto
Folio 1 recto
Text Gospels
Date 14th century
Script Greek
Now at Laurentian Library
Size 25.3 cm by 17 cm
Type Byzantine text-type
Category V
Note commentary

Minuscule 833 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), Θε421 (von Soden),[1][2] is a 14th-century Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament on paper. The manuscript has complex contents.


The codex contains the text of the four Gospels, on 359 paper leaves (size 25.3 cm by 17 cm).[3][4] The text is written in one column per page, 41 lines per page.[3][5]

It contains Prolegomena to each Gospel.[6] It contains a commentary of Theophylact.[4]


The Greek text of the codex is a representative of the Byzantine text-type. Kurt Aland placed it in Category V.[7]

It was not examined by the Claremont Profile Method.[8]


Gregory dated the manuscript to the 14th century.[4] Currently the manuscript is dated by the INTF to the 14th century.[5]

The manuscript was examined by Angelo Maria Bandini.[6] It was added to the list of New Testament manuscripts by Gregory (833e). Gregory saw it in 1886.[4]

Currently the manuscript is housed at the Laurentian Library (Plutei VI. 26), in Florence.[3][5]

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  1. ^ Soden, von, Hermann (1902). Die Schriften des neuen Testaments, in ihrer ältesten erreichbaren Textgestalt / hergestellt auf Grund ihrer Textgeschichte. 1. Berlin: Verlag von Alexander Duncker. p. 268. 
  2. ^ Gregory, Caspar René (1908). Die griechischen Handschriften des Neuen Testament. Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs'sche Buchhandlung. p. 76. 
  3. ^ 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. 95. ISBN 3-11-011986-2. 
  4. ^ a b c d Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments. 1. Leipzig: J.C. Hinrichs. p. 225. 
  5. ^ a b c "Liste Handschriften". Münster: Institute for New Testament Textual Research. Retrieved 23 January 2011. 
  6. ^ a b Angelo Bandini, Catalogus codicum manuscriptorum graecorum, latinorum, italicorum etc, Bibliothecae Mediceae Laurentianae (Florence 1767-1778), p. 149-150.
  7. ^ 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. 
  8. ^ 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. 67. ISBN 0-8028-1918-4. 

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