The Early Greek Bible Manuscript Project:

Bibliography for New Testament Manuscripts

By

Dr. Peter M. Head [Web Page]

 

Apologies that this is still in rough draft. This is only a trial run at the moment.

P.M. Head (Oct 2003)

 

Fundamental to the whole enterprise is:

Kurzgefaßte Liste der griechischen Handschriften des Neuen Testaments

2., neubearb. und erg. Aufl. In Verbindung mit Michael Welte, Beate Köster und Klaus Junack bearb. von Kurt Aland, 1994, ISBN 3-11-011986-2 (ANTT 1)

 

NB. also up-dates: http://www.uni-muenster.de/NTTextforschung/KgL_Aktualisierung.pdf

 

Web sites:

Seid List of MSS: fullest list available on web (no direct links)

http://www.ntgateway.com/resource/image.htm

 MSS Photos (Rod Decker)

The Original Sources (Wieland Willker).

 

Works Included:

R. Barbour, Greek Literary Hands, A.D. 400-1600 (Oxford palaeographical handbooks; Oxford; New York: Clarendon Press, 1981) = Barbour, GLH (with plate number)
K.L. Beam & T. Gagos, The Evolution of the English Bible: From Papyri to King James (Ann Arbor: Uni Mich Press, 1997); CD ROM: ISBN 047299249X. Abbv as Beam & Gagos CDROM
D. Buckton (ed), Byzantium: Treasures of Byzantine Art and Culture from British Collections (London: British Museum Press, 1994) = Buckton, Byzantium (with page and ref. No).

F. de' Cavalieri & J. Lietzmann, Specimina codicum graecorum vaticanorum. (Bonn: A. Marcvs and E. Weber, 1910).

R. Devreesse, Introduction à l’Étude des Manuscrits Grecs (Paris: CNRS, 1954).

J.K. Elliott, The Biblical Manuscripts of the John Rylands University Library of Manchester (Reprinted from BJRL 81(2) (1999)). BMJRULM
J. Finegan, Encountering New Testament Manuscripts: A Working Introduction to Textual Criticism (London: SPCK, 1975) = Finegan, ENTM (with page number)

W.H.P., Hatch, Facsimiles and Descriptions of Minuscule Manuscripts of the New Testament, (Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1951) = Hatch, FDMMNT (with plate and page number)

B.M. Metzger, Manuscripts of the Greek Bible: An Introduction to Greek Palaeography (Mew York & Oxford: OUP, 1991 corrected edition; 1981) = Metzger, MGB (with plate number)

R.S. Nelson, The Iconography of Preface and Miniature in the Byzantine Gospel Book (New York: NYUP, 1980) [for plates with text, numerous pictures not entered]

 

 

Works Not Yet Culled:

 

Cavallo, Guglielmo and H. Maehler, Greek Bookhands of the Early Byzantine Period, A.D. 300-800, (London : University of London, Institute of Classical Studies, 1987).

Cavallo, Guglielmo, Ricerche sulla maiuscola biblica, (Florence: Le Monnier, 1967), 115 plates.

Clark, K.W., A Descriptive Catalogue of Greek New Testament Manuscripts in America (Chicago, 1937), 72 plates.

Follieri, Enrica, Codices Graeci Bibliothecae Vaticanae selecti, (Vatican: 1979) 70 plates.

60 plates

Gamillscheg, Ernst and Dieter Harlfinger. Repertorium der griechischen Kopisten, 800-1600, (Vienna: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1981-): Series: Veroffentlichungen der Kommission fur Byzantinistik ; Bd. 3-  UL: A326.150       

Harlfinger, Dieter et al., Specimina Sinaitica : die datierten griechischen Handschriften des Katharinen-Klosters auf dem Berge Sinai : 9. bis 12. Jahrhundert, (Berlin : D. Reimer, c1983) 157 plates  UL: A321.8

Hatch, William Henry Paine,The Greek Manuscripts of the New Testament at Mount Sinai (Paris, 1932), 78 plates.

Hatch, William Henry Paine, The Greek Manuscripts of the New Testament in Jerusalem (Paris, 1934), 66 plates..

Hatch, William Henry Paine, The Principal Uncial Manuscripts of the New Testament (Chicago, 1939), 76 plates.

 

Kenyon, F.G., Facsimiles of Biblical Manuscripts in the British Museum (London, 1900), 25 plates.

Komines, Athansios, Facsimiles of Dated Patmian Codices, Eng. ed. by Mark. Naoumides, (Athens: 1970)

Lake, Kirsopp and Silva Lake, ed. Dated Greek minuscule manuscripts to the year 1200,(Boston, Mass., The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1934-39), [Indices, 1949]  10 volumes of facsimiles

Lefort, Louis Theophile and J. Cochez, Palaeographische album van gedagteekende Grieksche minuskel handschriften uit de IXe en Xe eeuw = Album palaeographicum; codicum Graecorum minusculis litteris saec. IX et X certo tempore scriptorum, (Leuven: Philologische studien, 1932 [also 1943 reprint with Latin title]). 100 plates.

Nelson, R.S.  The Iconography of Preface and Miniature in the Byzantine Gospel Book (New York: NYUP, 1980) [plates with text have been entered numerous pictures not entered]

Norsa, Medea, La scrittura letteraria greca dal secolo IV A.C. all'VIII D.C., (Florence: Tipografia E. Ariani, S.A., 1939) 19 plates with transcriptions

Omont. H., Fac-similés des manuscrits grecs datés de la Bibliothèque Nationale du IXe au XIVe siècle, (Paris: 1891) 100 plates.

Omont. H., Fac-similés des plus anciens manuscrits grecs…de la Bibliothèque Nationale du IVe au XIIe siècle, (Paris: 1892) 50 plates

Omont. H., Reproductiones de manuscrits et miniatures de la Bibliothèque Nationale, (Paris: 1891)

Palaeographical Society, Facsimiles of Manuscripts and Inscriptions .. First Series (London, 1873-1912), 250 plates. Second Series (London, 1913-1930), 202 plates.

Roberts, Colin H. (Colin Henderson), Greek Literary Hands, 350 B.C.-400 A.D., (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1956) 58 facsimiles

Seider, Richard, Palaographie der griechischen Papyri, (Stuttgart: A. Hiersemann, 1967-1990)

Sitterly, Charles Fremont, Praxis in Manuscripts of the Greek Testament: the mechanical and literary processes involved in their writing and preservation: with table of mss. and thirteen facsimile plates / by Charles F. Sitterly. (New York : Eaton & Mains ; Cincinnati: Curts & Jennings, c1898) ATLA fiche 1985-3266. 13 plates

Spatharakis, Iohannis, Corpus of Dated Illuminated Greek Manuscripts: to the year 1453, (Leiden: Brill, 1981), 2 vols. Series title: Byzantina Neerlandica  611 plates

Steffens, Franz,. Proben aus grieschischen Handschriften und Urkunden, (Trier: Schaar und Dathe, 1912) 24 facsimiles

Thompson, Edward Maunde, An Introduction to Greek and Latin Palaeography, (Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1912), repr. New York, B. Franklin, 1965, 1973; and as ATLA fiche 1988-6154.  250 facsimiles.

Tsereteli, Grigoriy, De Comendiis scripturae codicum greacorum, (St. Petersburg: 1896)

Turner, E. G. (Eric Gardner), Greek Manuscripts of the Ancient World, (Oxford: Clarendon Press ;Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1971), 2nd ed. rev. and enl. / edited by P.J. Parsons. (London : University of London, Institute of Classical Studies, 1987) 73 facsimiles

Turyn, Alexander, Codices graeci vaticani : saeculis XIII et XIV scripti annorumque notis instructi. Congessit enarravit eorumque specimina protulit tabulis ccv phototypice expressis, (Vatican: Ex Bibliotheca Apostolica Vaticana, 1964), Series title: Codices e vaticanis selecti quam simillime expressi: series maior ; v. 28. 205 plates.

Turyn, Alexander, Dated Greek Manuscripts of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries in the Libraries of Italy, (Urbana, University of Illinois Press, 1972): v. 1. Text--v. 2. Plates. 265 plates

Turyn, Alexander, Dated Greek Manuscripts of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries in the Libraries of Great Britain, (Washington, DC: Dumbarton Oaks Center for Byzantine Studies : Trustees for Harvard University; Locust Valley, N.Y. : Distributed by J.J. Augustin, 1980) 126 plates

Vogels, H.J., Codicum Novi Testamenti Specimina (Bonn, 1929), 54 plates.

Wattenbach, Wilhelm, Scripturae graecae specimina, in usum scholarum collegit et explicavit Guilelmus Wattenbach. Libri cui inscriptum erat: Schrifttafeln zur Geschichte der griechischen schrift. Editio quarta, (Berlin: G. Grote, 1936) 35 plates

Wilson, Nigel Guy., Mediaeval Greek Bookhands: Examples Selected from Greek Manuscripts in Oxford libraries, (Cambridge, Mass., Mediaeval Academy of America, 1973) [2 vols. "Plates" and "Text". Bound as one in some edition] 88 plates

Wittek, Martin, Album de paleographie grecque. Specimens d'ecritures livresques du IIIe siecle avant J. C. au XVIIIe siecle, conserves dans des collections belges. (Ghent: E. Story-Scientia, 1967) 64 plates