Minuscule 214

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Minuscule 214 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), ε 1401 (Soden), is a Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament, on paper. Paleographically it had been assigned to the 14th century.[1]



The codex contains a complete text of the four Gospels, on 227 paper leaves (size 24 cm by 15.5 cm).[1] Written in one column per page, 27 lines per page.[2] It contains prolegomena, tables of κεφαλαια, κεφαλαια, Ammonian Sections (not Eusebian Canons), αναγνωσεις, lectionary markings, synaxaria, Menologion, and subscriptions.[3]


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.[5]


It was examined by Birch and Burgon.[2]

It is currently housed at the Biblioteca Marciana (Gr. Z 543), 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. 60.
  • 2. C. R. Gregory, "Textkritik des Neuen Testaments", Leipzig 1900, vol. 1, p. 168.
  • 3. F. H. A. Scrivener, A Plain Introduction to the Criticism of the New Testament (London 1894), vol. 1, 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.
  • 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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