Minuscule 170

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Minuscule 170 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), ε 307 (Soden), is a Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament, on parchment. Paleographically it had been assigned to the 13th century.[1]

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Description

The codex contains the text of the four Gospels on 277 parchment leaves (size 21.5 cm by 15.7 cm).[1] Written in one column per page, in 23 lines per page.[1] The text of Luke 16:7 and the most of John was written by a later hand from the 15th century[2]

It contains prolegomena, tables of κεφαλαια (occasionally by later hand), κεφαλαια, τιτλοι, Ammonian Sections, Eusebian Canons, lectionary equipment, αναγνωσεις, and στιχοι (occasionally by later hand).[2] synaxaria and Menologion added by later hand.[3]

Text

The Greek text of the codex is a representative of the Byzantine text-type. Aland placed it in Category V.[4] It belongs to the textual family Kr.<ref>F. Wisse, The profile method for the classification and evaluation of manuscript evidence, William B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1982, p. 92.</ref>

History

It was examined by Bianchini, Birch, Scholz, and Gregory (1886).[3]

It is currently housed at the Biblioteca Vallicelliana (C. 61), at Rome.[1]

See also

References

  • 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. 57.
  • 2. F. H. A. Scrivener, "A Plain Introduction to the Criticism of the New Testament" (London 1894), vol. 1, p. 215.
  • 3. C. R. Gregory, "Textkritik des Neuen Testaments", Leipzig 1900, vol. 1, p. 162.
  • 4. Kurt Aland, and Barbara Aland, "The Text of the New Testament: An Introduction to the Critical Editions and to the Theory and Practice of Modern Textual Criticism", transl. Erroll F. Rhodes, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1995, p. 138.
  • 5. F. Wisse, The profile method for the classification and evaluation of manuscript evidence, William B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1982, p. 92.


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