Minuscule 798

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Minuscule 798 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering) ε 473 (Soden). It is a Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament, on 260 parchment leaves (17 cm by 11.5 cm). Dated paleographically to the 11th century.[1]



The codex contains the text of the Gospels with some lacunae. Written in one column per page, 20 lines per page in minuscule letters. Size of text 11.4 by 7.5 cm. Mark 1:1-8:2 faded. It contains κεφαλαια, τιτλοι, Ammonian Sections, Eusebian Canons, and pictures.[2]

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

The codex was divided into two parts and now located in two places. Matthew and Mark on 112 folios are housed in Εθνική Βιβλιοθήκη (137), in Athens. Luke and John on 148 folios are housed in Bibelmuseum (Ms. 7) in Münster.[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. 94.
  • 2. Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments, Vol. 1. Leipzig. p. 223.
  • 3. 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.

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