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Minuscule 203

Minuscule 203 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), α 203 (Soden),[1] is a modern Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament, on parchment. Paleographically it has been assigned to the 12th century.[2]


The codex contains the text of the New Testament (except Gospels) on 149 parchment leaves (size 21.5 cm by 29.5 cm), with some lacunae.[2][3] The order of books: Pauline epistles, Acts of the Apostles, Catholic epistles, Apocalypse.[4] It contains non-biblical material at the end with a list of the errors condemned by the Seven Ecumenical Councils.[5]

It is written in one column per page, in 32-33 lines per page.[4]

It has Euthalian Apparatus.[5]


The Greek text of the codex is a representative of the Byzantine text-type. Aland placed it in Category V.[6]


The scribe of the codex was named Andreas.[5]

It was examined by Birch and Scholz. C. R. Gregory saw it in 1886.[4]

It is currently housed at the British Library (Add. 28816), at London.[2]

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Further reading

External links

  • Minuscule 203 at the Encyclopedia of Textual Criticism
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