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Uncial 0197

Uncial 0197 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), is a Greek uncial manuscript of the New Testament, dated paleographically to the 9th-century.


The codex contains a small parts of the Matthew 20:22-23,25-27; 22:30-32,34-37, on two parchment leaves (27 cm by 24.5 cm). It is written in one column per page, 12 lines per page, in very large uncial letters. It is a palimpsest, the lower text is in Syriac.[1][2]

The Greek text of this codex is a representative of the Byzantine text-type. Aland placed it in Category V.[1]

Currently it is dated by the INTF to the 9th-century.[1][2]

The codex currently is housed at the Benedictine Abbey in Beuron.[1][2]

See also

Bible portal


Further reading

  • Alban Dodd, Neue Palimpsest-Bruchstücke der griechischen Bibel; Zwei bekannte neugelesene Palimpsest-Bruchstücke einer St Galler Evangelienhandschrift, BZ 18 (1929), pp. 241-270.
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