Minuscule 200

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Minuscule 200 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), ε 118 (Soden), is a Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament, on parchment. Paleographically it had been assigned to the 11th century.[1]



The codex contains a complete text of the four Gospels on 229 parchment leaves (size 22.4 cm by 17.5 cm).[1] Written in two columns per page, in 25 lines per page, in light-brown or dark-brown ink, capital letters in gold.[2]

It contains pictures, Epistula ad Carpianum, the Eusebian tables, tables of κεφαλαια, and Ammonian Sections, all in gold. It contains the Eusebian Canons in red, κεφαλαια, τιτλοι, fragments of Gregory of Nyssa against the Arians. Synaxarion and Menologion were added in 14th century.[3][2] The pericope John 7:53-8:11 marked with obelus.[2]


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


It belonged to Antonio Corbinelli († 1423) and together with codex 199 was presented to Benedictine monastery.[2]

It was examined by Birch, and Burgon.[2]

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. F. H. A. Scrivener, A Plain Introduction to the Criticism of the New Testament (London 1894), Vol. 1, p. 218.
  • 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.

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