Uncial 0290

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Uncial 0290
New Testament manuscript
Text Gospel of John 18:4-20:2
Date 9th-century
Script Greek-Arabic
Found 1975
Now at Saint Catherine's Monastery
Size 29 cm by 17 cm
Type ?
Category ?

Uncial 0290 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), is a Greek-Arabic diglot uncial manuscript of the New Testament. Palaeographically it has been assigned to the 9th-century.

Description[edit]

The codex contains a part of the text of the Gospel of John 18:4-20:2, on 8 paper leaves (29 cm by 17 cm). The text is written in two columns per page, 24 lines per page, in uncial letters.[1][2]

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

Location[edit]

It is one of the manuscripts discovered in Saint Catherine's Monastery at Sinai in May 1975, during the restoration work.[3] The text was published by L. Politis in 1980.[4]

Currently the codex is housed at the St. Catherine's Monastery (N.E. ΜΓ 102) in Sinai.[1][2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c K. Aland; M. Welte; B. Köster; K. Junack (1994). Kurzgefasste Liste der griechischen Handschriften des Neues Testaments. Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter. p. 43. 
  2. ^ a b c "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, 0282, 0283, 0284, 0285, 0286, 0287, 0288, 0289, 0291, 0292, 0293, 0294, 0295, 0296.
  4. ^ L. Politis, "Nouveaux manuscrits grecs decouvers au Mont Sinai. Raport preliminaire", Scriptorium 34, (1980), pp. 5-17.

Further reading[edit]

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