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Minuscule 777 (Gregory Aland)

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Text  Gospels
Script  Greek
Type  Byzantine text-type
Date  12th century
Size  21.5 cm by 15.5 cm
Now at  National Library of Greece

Minuscule 777 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), ε469 (von Soden), is a Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament written on parchment. Palaeographically it has been assigned to the 12th century. The manuscript has complex contents.



The codex contains the text of the four Gospels, on 185 parchment leaves (size 21.5 cm by 15.5 cm). The text is written in one column per page, 29 lines per page.

It contains 24 pictures.

It contains miniatures similar to those from minuscule 2427.


The Greek text of the codex is a representative of the Byzantine text-type. Hermann von Soden classified it to the textual family Kx. Aland placed it in Category V.

According to the Claremont Profile Method it represent the textual family Kx in Luke 1 and Luke 20. In Luke 10 no profile was made.

It lacks texts of Matthew 16:2b–3 and Luke 22:43-44.


C. R. Gregory dated the manuscript to the 12th century. The manuscript is currently dated by the INTF to the 12th century.

The manuscript was noticed in a catalogue from 1876.

It was added to the list of New Testament manuscripts by Gregory (777). Gregory saw the manuscript in 1886.

The manuscript is now housed at the National Library of Greece (93) in Athens.


Minuscule 777 (Gregory-Aland) Wikipedia