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Lectionary 55

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Size  20.5 cm by 16.5 cm
Script  Greek language
Hand  wretchedly written
Date  1602
Text  Evangelistarion, Apostolos
Now at  State Historical Museum

Lectionary 55, designated by siglum 55 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), is a Greek manuscript of the New Testament, on paper leaves. It is dated by a colophon to the year 1602.

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Description

The codex is an Euchologium with lessons from the Old Testament and 107 lessons from the New Testament. It is a lectionary (Evangelistarion, Apostolos), on 581 paper leaves (20.5 cm by 16.5 cm). It is written in Greek minuscule letters, in one column per page, in 18-24 lines per page.

History

The manuscript was written in Venice in 1602. It came from the monastery of Vatopedi on the Athos. The manuscript was examined by Matthaei.

The manuscript is sporadically cited in the critical editions of the Greek New Testament (UBS3).

Currently the codex is located in the State Historical Museum, (V. 264, S. 454) in Moscow.

References

Lectionary 55 Wikipedia


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