Minuscule 347

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Minuscule 347 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), ε 226 (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 245 parchment leaves (23.1 cm by 16.5 cm) with only one Lacunae (Matt. 1:1-10). Written in one column per page, in 25 lines per page.[1] It contains Prolegomena and Epistula ad Carpianum, tables of κεφαλαια, κεφαλαια, τιτλοι, Ammonian Sections (Mark 233 - 16:8), Eusebian Canons, nad lectionary markings.[2] The pericope John 7:53-8:11 is placed after John 21:25.[2]


The Greek text of the codex is a representative of the Byzantine text-type. Aland placed it in Category V.[3]


The manuscript was written by Constantin Chrysographus. It was examined by Scholz and Burgon. It was added to the list of New Testament manuscripts by Scholz (1794-1852).[4]

The manuscript is currently housed at the Biblioteca Ambrosiana (R. 35 sup.) in Milan.[1]

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Further reading

  • J. M. A. Scholz, Biblisch-kritische Reise (Leipzig, 1823), p. 70-73.

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