Minuscule 488

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Minuscule 488 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), ε 4006 (in the Soden numbering), is a Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament, on paper. Paleographically it had been assigned to the 14th century.[1] Scrivener labeled it by number 514.[2] Gregory it labeled twice, as 488 and number 1326 (Soden ε 488).

Contents

Description

The codex contains the text of the four Gospels on 124 paper leaves (). Written in one column per page, 34 lines per page (size of text). It contains tables of κεφαλαια, κεφαλαια, Ammonian Sections, Eusebian Canons, and lectionary markings.[3] Eorros of itacism are very frequent and instances of ν εφελκυστικον.[4]

Text

The Greek text of the codex is a mixture of text-types with predominent the Byzantine element. According to von Soden it represents textual family Kx. Aland did not place it in any Category.[5]

History

The manuscript was brought from the monastery in the Greek Archipelago to England by Carlyle (1759-1804), professor of Arabic, together with the manuscripts 470, 471, 472, 473, 474, 475, and became part of his collection.[2] After his death in 1804 it belonged to the Lambeth Palace (1180). Charles Burney made a collation only for Mark 1:1-4:16; John 7:53-8:11, it is held in the Lambeth Palace (1223).[2] In 1817 it returned to the Patriarch 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.[6]

It is currently housed at the Library of Patriarch (139) 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.
  • 3. Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments, Vol. 1. Leipzig. p. 194-195, 254.
  • 4. F. H. A. Scrivener, A Full and Exact Collation of About 20 Greek Manuscripts of the Holy Gospels (Cambridge and London, 1852), p. LVIII.
  • 5. 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.
  • 6. 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 v)

Further reading

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

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