Minuscule 160

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Minuscule 160 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), ε 213 (Soden), is a Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament, on parchment. Dated by its colophon to the year 1123.[1]



The codex contains a complete text of the four Gospels on 216 thick parchment leaves (size 22.6 cm by 18 cm).[1] Written in one column per page, in 23 lines per page (size of column 15.7 by 10.7 cm),[1] in brown ink, the capital letters in red.[2] It uses "ι adscriptum".[2]

It contains tables of κεφαλαια, κεφαλαια, τιτλοι, Ammonian Sections, (not Eusebian Canons), lectionary markings, synaxaria, Menologion, and subscriptions.[2]


Aland did not place it in any Category. According to Wisse it has mixed text in Luke 1. It is classified to the textual Family 1424.


The manuscript was housed at the Barberini Palace, founded by the Cardinal, Francis II.[3]

It was examined by Birch and Scholz (1794-1852).

It is currently housed at the Vatican Library (Barb. gr. 445), at Rome.[1]

See also


  • 1. K. Aland, M. Welte, B. Köster, K. Junack, "Kurzgefasste Liste der griechischen Handschriften des Neues Testaments", Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, New York 1994, p. 56.
  • 2. Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments, Vol. 1. Leipzig. p. 160.
  • 3. F. H. A. Scrivener, "A Plain Introduction to the Criticism of the New Testament" (George Bell & Sons: London 1894), Vol. 1, p. 215.

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