Minuscule 368

Minuscule 368 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), ε 531 and α 1501 (Soden),[1] is a Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament, on paper. Palaeographically it has been assigned to the 15th century.[2] It contains non-biblical matter.

Minuscule 368
New Testament manuscript
NameCodex Richardian 84
TextGospel of John Rev. 1-3 John
Date15th century
ScriptGreek
Now atBiblioteca Riccardiana
Size15.5 cm by 10.5 cm
TypeByzantine
CategoryV
Handcarelessly written

DescriptionEdit

The codex contains the text of the Gospel of John, Book of Revelation and 1-3 Epistles of John on 96 paper leaves (15.5 cm by 10.5 cm).[2] The leaves are arranged in octavo (eight leaves in quire).[3] The text is written in one column per page, in 21 lines per page.[2]

It contains also the epistles of Plato to Dionysius.[4]

The manuscript is carelessly written.[3]

TextEdit

The Greek text of the codex is a representative of the Byzantine text-type. Aland placed it in Category V.[5]

HistoryEdit

The manuscript formerly belonged to "Cosmae Oricellarii te amicorum".[4]

The manuscript was added to the list of New Testament manuscripts by Scholz (1794–1852).[6] It was examined by Burgon. C. R. Gregory saw it in 1886.[4]

The manuscript is currently housed at the Biblioteca Riccardiana (84) in Florence.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gregory, Caspar René (1908). Die griechischen Handschriften des Neuen Testament. Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs'sche Buchhandlung. p. 61.
  2. ^ a b c d Aland, K.; M. Welte; B. Köster; K. Junack (1994). Kurzgefasste Liste der griechischen Handschriften des Neues Testaments. Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter. p. 68. ISBN 3-11-011986-2.
  3. ^ a b Scrivener, Frederick Henry Ambrose; Edward Miller (1894). A Plain Introduction to the Criticism of the New Testament. Vol. 1 (4 ed.). London: George Bell & Sons. p. 233.
  4. ^ a b c Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments. Vol. 1. Leipzig: Hinrichs. p. 183.
  5. ^ Aland, Kurt; Aland, Barbara (1995). The Text of the New Testament: An Introduction to the Critical Editions and to the Theory and Practice of Modern Textual Criticism. Erroll F. Rhodes (trans.). Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company. p. 138. ISBN 978-0-8028-4098-1.
  6. ^ Scrivener, Frederick Henry Ambrose (1894). A Plain Introduction to the Criticism of the New Testament. Vol. 1. London. p. 225.

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