Minuscule 487

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Minuscule 487 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), ε 363 (in the Soden numbering), is a Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament, on parchment. Paleographically it had been assigned to the 11th century.[1] Scrivener labeled it by number 516 on his list.[2] Gregory labeled it twice as 487 and by another number 1321.

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Description

The codex contains the text of the four Gospels on 218 parchment leaves (). Written in one column per page, 18 lines per page (size of text). It contains Eusebian tables, tables of κεφαλαια, Synaxarion, Menologion, and pictures[3]

Text

The Greek text of the codex is a mixture of text-types with predominent the Byzantine element. Aland did not place it in any Category.[4] According to Wisse it is close to the codex 51 in Luke.

History

The manuscript once belonged to the collection of J. D. Carlyle († 1804), then to the Lambeth Palace (1255, No. 25). G. Bennet made a collation of Matthew and Mark it is held in the Lambeth Palace (1255, No. 25).[2] In 1817 it returned to the Patriarche of Jerusalem.[3]

The manuscript was added to the list of New Testament manuscripts by Scrivener, who it examined and collated. Scrivener published its text in 1852.[5]

It is currently housed at the Library of Patriarch (49) in Jerusalem.[1]

See also

References

  • 1. Aland, K.; M. Welte, B. Köster, K. Junack (1994). Kurzgefasste Liste der griechischen Handschriften des Neues Testaments. Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter. p. 76. ISBN 3110119862.
  • 2. Scrivener, Frederick Henry Ambrose; Edward Miller (1894). A Plain Introduction to the Criticism of the New Testament, vol. 1. London: George Bell & Sons. p. 249-250.
  • 3. Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments, Vol. 1. Leipzig. p. 194-195, 254.
  • 4. Aland, Kurt; Barbara Aland; Erroll F. Rhodes (trans.) (1995). The Text of the New Testament: An Introduction to the Critical Editions and to the Theory and Practice of Modern Textual Criticism. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company. p. 139. ISBN 978-0-8028-4098-1.
  • 5. F. H. A. Scrivener, A Full and Exact Collation of About 20 Greek Manuscripts of the Holy Gospels (Cambridge and London, 1852), p. LVII. (as u)


Further reading

  • F. H. A. Scrivener, A Full and Exact Collation of About 20 Greek Manuscripts of the Holy Gospels (Cambridge and London, 1852), p. LVII. (as u)

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