Minuscule 210

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Minuscule 210 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), A133 (Soden), is a Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament, on parchment. Paleographically it had been assigned to the 11th or 12th century.[1]



The codex contains almost complete text of the four Gospels, on 372 parchment leaves (size 37.5 cm by 29.5 cm).[1] Written in one column per page, in various number of lines per page.[2][3] It contains κεφαλαια, τιτλοι, and pictures. The biblical text is surrounded by a (Catenae), in Gospel of Mark commentary is of authorship of Victorinus of Pettau.[2] It has only one lacunae in Matthew 1:1-2:18, it was supplemented by a later hand.[2] Rich blue and gold illuminations and pictures of Saint Mark and Luke.[3]


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


It was examined by Birch and Burgon.[2]

It is currently housed at the Biblioteca Marciana (Fondo ant. 27), at Venice.[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. Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments, Vol. 1. Leipzig. p. 167.
  • 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. 220.
  • 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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