Minuscule 199

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Minuscule 199 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), ε 1254 (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 229 parchment leaves (size 14.2 cm by 11.9 cm).[1] Written in one column per page, in 27 lines per page (10 by 8 cm), in dark-brown ink, capital letters in gold.[2]

It contains the Eusebian tables, tables of κεφαλαια with harmony, κεφαλαια, τιτλοι, Ammonian Sections (Mark 234 - 16:9), Eusebian Canons, with iambic verses, scholia,[3] numbered στιχοι, and pictures.[2]


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


The manuscript was presented by Antonio Corbinelli († 1423) to the Benedictine library of S. Maria monastery.[2]

Birch saw this codex.[3]

It is currently housed at the Laurentian Library (Conv. Sopp. 160), 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. 59.
  • 2. C. R. Gregory, "Textkritik des Neuen Testaments", Leipzig 1900, vol. 1, p. 166.
  • 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. 218.
  • 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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