Uncial 0271

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Uncial 0271
New Testament manuscript
Text Matthew 12:27-39
Date 9th century
Script Greek
Now at British Library
Size 33 x 26 cm
Type Alexandrian text-type
Category II

Uncial 0271 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), is a Greek uncial manuscript of the New Testament. Paleographically it has been assigned to the 9th century.


The codex contains a small part of the Gospel of Matthew 12:27-39, on one parchment leaf (33 cm by 26 cm). Written in two columns per page, 26 lines per page, in uncial letters. It is a palimpsest, the upper text contains menaeon in Greek. Formerly it was included together with Uncial 0272 and Uncial 0273 in Uncial 0133.[1]

Currently it is dated by the INTF to the 9th century.[1][2]


Currently the codex is housed at the British Library (Add. 31919, f. 22) in London.[1]


The Greek text of this codex is a representative of the Alexandrian text-type. Aland placed it in Category II.[1]

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  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. 127. ISBN 978-0-8028-4098-1. 
  2. ^ "Liste Handschriften". Münster: Institute for New Testament Textual Research. Retrieved 25 April 2011.