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
Now atBiblioteca Riccardiana
Size15.5 cm by 10.5 cm
Handcarelessly written


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]


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


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]

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  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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