Minuscule 187

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Minuscule 187 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), ε 222 (Soden), is a Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament, on parchment. Paleographically it had been assigned to the 12th century.[1]



The codex contains a complete text of the four Gospels on 212 thick parchment leaves (size 20.1 cm by 16 cm).[1] Written in one column per page, in 25 lines per page,[1] capital letters in gold.[2] It contains Epistula ad Carpianum, Eusebian tables, tables of κεφαλαια, τιτλοι, Ammonian Sections, (not Eusebian Canons), all in gold, and pictures,[2] A peculiar kind of asterisk occurs very frequently in the text and margin.[3]


The Greek text of the codex is a representative of the Byzantine text-type. Aland placed it in Category V.[4]


The manuscripts was examined by Birch, Scholz, and Burgon.

It is currently housed at the Laurentian Library (Plutei. VI. 23), at Florence.[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. 58.
  • 2. C. R. Gregory, "Textkritik des Neuen Testaments", Leipzig 1900, vol. 1, p. 164.
  • 3. Scrivener, Frederick Henry Ambrose; Edward Miller (1894). A Plain Introduction to the Criticism of the New Testament, vol. 1. London: George Bell & Sons. p. 217.
  • 4. Aland, Kurt; Barbara Aland; Erroll F. Rhodes (trans.) (1995). The Text of the New Testament: An Introduction to the Critical Editions and to the Theory and Practice of Modern Textual Criticism. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company. p. 138. ISBN 978-0-8028-4098-1.

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