Uncial 0242

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Uncial 0242
New Testament manuscript
Text Matthew 8:25-9:2; 13 †
Date 4th century
Script Greek
Now at Egyptian Museum
Size 23 cm by 20 cm
Type mixed
Category III

Uncial 0242 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), is a Greek uncial manuscript of the New Testament. Paleographically it has been assigned to the 4th century.


The codex contains a small parts of the Gospel of Matthew 8:25-9:2; 13:32-38,40-46, on two parchment leaves (23 cm by 20 cm). The text is written in two columns per page, 25 lines per page, in uncial letters.[1]

Currently it is dated by the INTF to the 4th century.[1][2]

The manuscript was added to the list of the New Testament manuscripts by Kurt Aland in 1963.[3]


Currently the codex is housed at the Egyptian Museum (no. 71942) in Cairo.[1]


The Greek text of this codex is mixed. Aland placed it in Category III.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d 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. 126. ISBN 978-0-8028-4098-1. 
  2. ^ "Liste Handschriften". Münster: Institute for New Testament Textual Research. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 
  3. ^ Kurt Aland (1963). Kurzgefasste Liste der griechieschen Handschriften des Neuen Testaments. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter. p. 11. 

Further reading[edit]

  • R. Roca-Puig, "Un pergamino griego del Evangilo de San Mateo", Emérita 27 (Madrid: 1959), pp. 59-73.

External links[edit]

  • Uncial 0242 at the Wieland Willker, "Textual Commentary"