Minuscule 161

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Minuscule 161 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), ε 1005 (Soden), is a Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament, on parchment. Paleographically it had been assigned to the 10th century.[1]



The codex contains the text of the four Gospels on 203 thick parchment leaves (size 20.4 cm by 15.7 cm),[1] with large lacunae (John 16:4-21:25). Written in two columns per page, in 23-26 lines per page,[1] in brown ink, the capital letters in red.[2] It contains κεφαλαια, τιτλοι, Ammonian Sections, Eusebian Canons.[3]

Various readings are often noted in its margin.[3]


The Pericope Adulterae (John 7:53-8:11) marked by obelus.[2] It contains western readings both in text (in John 3:6; 7:29; Luke 24:25) and in its marginal scholia.[3]


It was examined by Birch.

It is currently housed at the Vatican Library (Barb. gr. 352), at Rome.[1]

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