Minuscule 359

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Minuscule 359 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), ε 317 (Soden), is a Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament, on paper. Palaeographically it had been assigned to the 13th century.[1] It was known as Codex Mutinensis 9.



The codex contains a complete text of the four Gospels on 310 paper leaves (18.5 cm by 13.5 cm). Written in one column per page, in 19 lines per page.[1] It contains Epistula ad Carpianum, Eusebian tables, Prolegomena, κεφαλαια, τιτλοι, Ammonian Sections, (Eusebian Canons added by a later hand), lectionary markings, incipits, Synaxarion, and Menologion.[2][3]


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


The manuscript was added to the list of New Testament manuscripts by Scholz (1794-1852).[5] It was examined by Burgon.

The manuscript is currently housed at the Biblioteca Estense (G. 242, a.T.7.23 (III B 16)) in Modena.[1]

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