Uncial 0282

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Uncial 0282
New Testament manuscript
Text Philippians 2:24-27; 3:6-8
Date 6th century
Script Greek
Found 1975
Now at Saint Catherine's Monastery
Size [25 x 18 cm]
Type ?
Category ?

Uncial 0282 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), is a Greek uncial manuscript of the New Testament. Palaeographically it has been assigned to the 6th century.[1]


The codex contains a small parts of the Epistle to the Philippians 2:24-27; 3:6-8, on 1 parchment leaf (25 cm by 18 cm). The text is written in two columns per page, 27 lines per page, in uncial letters.[1]

The leaf survived in a fragmentary condition. It is a palimpsest.[1]

Currently it is dated by the INTF to the 6th century.[1][2]


It is one of the manuscripts discovered in Saint Catherine's Monastery, Sinai in May 1975, during restoration work.[3] Currently the codex is housed at the monastery (N.E. ΜΓ 29a).[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e K. Aland, M. Welte, B. Köster, K. Junack, “Kurzgefasste Liste der griechischen Handschriften des Neues Testaments”, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, New York 1994, p. 42.
  2. ^ "Liste Handschriften". Münster: Institute for New Testament Textual Research. Retrieved 25 April 2011. 
  3. ^ Together with other uncials: 12 leaves from Codex Sinaiticus, 0278, 0279, 0280, 0281, 0283, 0284, 0285, 0286, 0287, 0288, 0289, 0290, 0291, 0292, 0293, 0294, 0295, 0296.

Further reading[edit]

  • L. Politis, "Nouveaux manuscrits grecs decouvers au Mont Sinai. Raport preliminaire", Scriptorium 34, (1980), pp. 5-17.