The Early Greek Bible Manuscript Project:

New Testament Uncial 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)

 

 


Early Uncial Texts

01         Sinaiticus, London, BL, Add MS 43725

IV

More Info (CE): Sinaiticus

 

Vogels 3 [Gal 5.20 – Eph 1.9] = NT01

Finegan, ENTM, p. 135 [=John 1.1-38] = Sin. (Jn1)

Metzger, Text, Pl. 4 [John 21.1-25]

Metzger, MGB 14 [fol. 246v = Luke 24.23-53]

Facsimile: Kirsopp Lake, Codex Sinaiticus Petropolitanus: the New Testament ..., Oxford, 1911,

 

 

02         Alexandrinus (A), London, BL, Royal 1.D.v-viii (NT = viii)

V

More Info (CE):

Alexandrinus

 

Facsimile: E.M. Thompson

Vogels 6 [Rev 1.1 – 2.7]

Metzger, MGB 18 [fol. 36v = Mark 9.2-29]

Finegan, ENTM, p. 152 [= John 1.1-18] = Alex. (Jn1)

 

 

03         Vaticanus (B)

IV

More Info (CE):

Vaticanus

 

Finegan, ENTM, p. 129 [= Luke 24.32-53; John 1.1-14] = Vat. (Jn1)

Finegan, ENTM, p. 130 [=John 1.14-41]

Metzger, MGB 13 [p. 1512 = 2 Thess 3.11-18; Heb 1.1-2.2] (= Vogels 3)

Cavaliere & Lietzmann, 1 (p. 426 = 3 Regn 14.26-15.16)

 

04         Ephraemi rescriptis
Paris, BN, Cod. Gr. 9

 

 

NT

More Info (CE):

Ephraemi Rescriptus

 

Vogels 7 [fol. 60v = Matt 20.16-34]

ISBE p. 2953 [Matt 11.17 – 12.4]

 

05         Bezae (D)

V

More Info (CE):

Bezae

 

Metzger, Text, Pl. 5 [fol. 205v = Luke 5.38 - 6.9] = Metzger, MGB 19.

Finegan, ENTM, p. 143 [fol. 104b = John 1.1-16] = Bezae (Jn1)

Vogels 18-19 [fol. 288v – 289r = Mark 1.38 – 2.5]

 

06         Claromontanus (D)
            Paris, BN, Cod. Gr. 107

 

 

 

Vogels 20-21 [fol. 92v – 93r = Rom 16.23-27]

 

07         Basiliensis (E)

VIII

Gospels

 

Metzger, Text, Pl. 8 [Mark 2.9-14]

 

08         Laudianus (E) Gk/Lat
            Oxford, Bodl., Laud. Gr. 35

VI-VII

Acts

 

Metzger, Text, Pl. 6a [fol. 70v = Acts 8.36-38] = Metzger, MGB 22

Vogels 22 [fol. 167v = Acts 19.31-33]

 

09         Utrecht, Univ. Bibl., Ms. I (F)

IX

Gospels

 

 

P.A. Tiele, A. Hulshof, B. Kruitwagen: Catalogus codicum manu scriptorum Bibliothecae Universitatis Rheno-Trajectinae; 2 vols. (Utrecht 1887-1909)

010       Codex Augiensis (F)
            Cambridge, Trinity College B.17.1

                        (M.R. James, Catalogue)

IX

Paul (Gk-Lt) [some gaps: lacking Rom 1.1-3, 19; 1 Cor 3.8-16; 6.7-14; Col 2.1-8; Phm 21-end; Heb]

9 x 7.5 inches, 136 ff. Double columns. Greek uncials inside, Latin minuscules outside, of 28 lines each.

Pal. Soc.  Facs.

1st ser., 127

 

Vogels 23 [fol. 22r = Rom 11.6-12]

 

 

Gk text copied from G 012

 

F.H. Scrivener, An exact transcript of the Codex Augiensis …. (Cambridge, 1859)

W.H.P. Hatch, 'On the Relationship of Codex Augiensis and Codex Boernerianus of the Pauline Epistles', Harvard Studies in Classical Philology 60 (1951), 187-99

011       London, Brit. Libr., Harley 5684 (G); Cambridge, Trinity College B.17.20 (loose frag.)

 

IX

Gospels

 

 

Trinity frag. = most of one col. = Matt. v.29-31, 39-43 (cut by J.C. Wolf when he owned codex and sent to R. Bentley)

012       Boernerianus (G) Gk/Lat interlinear
            Dresden, Staatsbibl. Ms. A. 145b

IX

Paul (not Heb)

 

Facsimile: A. Reichardt (Vorwort), Der Codex Boernerianus der Briefe des Apostels Paulus … (Leipzig, 1909).

Metzger, MGB 28 [fol. 23r = 1 Cor 2.9-3.3]

Aland, Text, p. 109 (Pl. 28) [fol. 21r = rom/1Cor]

Vogels 25 [fol. 23r = 1 Cor 2.9 – 3.3]

End of Philemon

 

 

Trobisch: Project Boernerianus

013       Hamburg, Univ. Bibl., Cod. 91 (H); Cambridge, Trinity College B.17.20 (loose frag.)

 

IX

Gospels

 

 

Trinity frag. = lower part of one leaf (Luke i.3-6, 13-15); cut by J.C. Wolf when he owned codex and sent to R. Bentley

014       Modena, Bibl. Estens., G. 196    

 

 

 

 

 

015       Euthalianus (H)

VI

Paul

 

Vogels 8 [Paris, BN, Cod. Suppl. Gr. 1074 fol. 9v = 1 Tim 2.2-6]

NT015

Hatch, PUMNT, XXXII [Paris, BN, Coislin Gr. 202, fol. 1v = 1 Cor 10.27-29]

 

016

 

 

 

 

 

017       Mosquensis (K) commentary

IX/X

 

 

Metzger, Text, Pl. 9 (1 Pet 1.1-2, 3)

 

018

 

 

 

 

 

019      

VIII

 

 

Aland, Text, p. 110 (Pl. 29) [fol. 114r = Mk/Lk]

 

020

 

 

 

 

 

021

 

 

 

 

 

022       Purpureus Petropolitanus (N)

            London, BL, Cotton MS Titus C.xv

VI

Gospels

 

Vogels 9 [John 7.35-39]

Buckton, Byzantium, p. 79 (Pl. 71) [fols 2v – 3r = Matt 26.61-65; 27.26-30][1]

 

023

 

 

 

 

 

024       Palimpsest

VI

 

 

Aland, Text, p. 80 (Pl. 18) [Lk 24.31-37]

 

025

 

 

 

 

 

026

 

 

 

 

 

027       Nitriensis (palimpsest)

            London, BL, Add MS 17211

VII

Luke 1-23

Luke 1.1-13; 1.69-2.4; 2.16-27; 4.38-5.5; 5.25-6.8,18-40; 6.49-7.22,44,46-47,50; 8.1-3,5-15; 8.25-9.1,12-43; 10.3-16; 11.4-27; 12.4-15,40-52; 13.26-14.1;14.12-15.1; 15.13-16.16; 17.21-18.10; 18.22-20.20,33-47; 21.12-22.6,8-15,42-56; 22.71-23.11,38-51      

 

Cavallo-Maehler 45b [fol. 5r = Luke 1.69 – 2.4]

BL, Add. MS 17210-17211 comprises (upper text) portions of a treatise by Severus, patriarch of Antioch, against Joliannes Grammaticus. On vellum; of the viiith or ixth century.

The underwriting consists of (17210 = Severus capp. viii.xx) the Iliad of Homer (comprising 3873 lines from books xii.xxiv); and (17211 capp. i.-viii. and xx. xxi.) of Luke  (capp.  i-xxiii.)  and of Euclid. 

028       (S) Vatican Gr. 354

949

Gospels

 

Metzger, MGB 31 [fol. 30r = Matt 8.1-10] = Cavalieri & Lietzmann, 13

028 (Vat. Gr. 354) [Fol. 161 = Luke 17.34 – 18.8]

 

029       (T) New York, Paris, Vatican

            Vatican, Borg. Copt. 109

V

Gospels: Luke & John [Gk – Coptic]

 

Cavalieri & Lietzmann, 3 [Borg. Copt. 109, p. 23 = John 7.32-39]

 

030

 

 

 

 

 

031

 

 

 

 

 

032       Washingtonianus (W)

V

 

 

Facsimile[2]

Vogels, 5 [Mark 16.12-17]

Metzger, MGB 16 [p. 371 = Mark 16.12-17]

Aland, Text, p. 112 (Pl. 30) [end of Mark]

Finegan, ENTM, p. 147 [p. 113 = John 1.1-15] = Wash. (Jn1)

Finegan, ENTM, p. 148 [p. 114 = John 1.15-26]

Cavallo-Maehler 15a [fol. 10v = Luke 4.23-32]

ISBE (opp. 2952) [Mark 1.1-7]

 

 

033       Munich, Univ. Bibl. 2° Cod. Ms. 30

X

Four Gospels (& comm..)

 

Vogels 10 [fol. 72r = Luke 8.35-9.4]

 

037       (delta) St. Gallen, Stiftsbibl., Cod. 48

IX

Four Gospels (Gk/Lat. Interlinear)

 

Vogels 24 [fol. 294v – 295r = Luke 21.20-22.1]

 

038       (Theta) Koridethi

IX

 

 

Mark Facsimile[3]

Metzger, MGB 25 [fol. 67v = Matt 27.16-23]

Aland, Text, p. 113 (Pl. 31) [Lk/Jn]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

042       Rossanensis (illustrated)

VI

 

 

Metzger, Text, Pl. 7 [fol. 8v = Matt 27]

Aland, Text, p. 114 (Pl. 32) [Matt 27.2-5]

Cavallo-Maehler 40 [frontispiece = fol. 3r: pictures; 40b = fol.62r = Matt 15.8-13]

 

043

 

 

 

 

 

044       (psi) Athos, Laura B’ 52 (172)

VIII/IX

Gospels, Acts & CE, Paul

 

Metzger, MGB 24 [fol. 14v = Mark 16.2-11]

 

045

 

 

 

 

 

046

 

 

 

 

 

047       Princeton, Garrett 1

VIII

Gospel (cruciform)

 

Aland, Text, p. 115 (Pl. 33) [John 1.1ff]

Metzger, MGB 23 [fol. 131r = John 4.47-5.6]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

057       Berlin, Staatl. Mus. P. 9808

IV-V

Acts 3.5f, 10-12        

 

Aland, Text, p. 61 (Pl. 15)

 

058       Vienna, NB, Pap. G. 39782

IV

Matt 18.18f, 22f; 18.25f, 28f      

 

 

 

059       Vienna, NB, Pap. G. 36112, 39779

IV-V

Mark 15.20f, 26f; 15.29-38           

 

 

 

068       London, BL, Add MS 17136

V

John 13-16 (parts)

 

 

Upper text: Syriac hymns of Severus (X or XI)

069 (POxy 3)                                                           V                                                           Mark (10.50f; 11.11f)[4]

V

Mark (10.50f; 11.11f)[5]

 

 

 

070       London, Brit. Libr., Add. 34274D  (0110)

 

 

 

 

BL: Two mutilated leaves of a Greek-Coptic Bible, of the 7th or 8th cent.; the Greek beginning at Psalm xxx. 8 and St. John viii. 13, the Coptic at Psalm xxxi. and St. John vii. 43.

 

071 (POxy 401)

 

Matt (1.21-24, 25-2.2)[6]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

086       London, Brit. Lib., Or. 5707

VI

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0131     Cambridge, Trinity College, B.8.5A

IX

Mark 7.3,6-8; 7.30-8.16; 9.2,7-9                

 

transcript and photographic facsimile, see J. Rendel Harris, The Diatessaron of Tatian, Cambridge, 1890, pp.43, 62 sqq.

 

J. Duplacy, 'La Provenance Athonite des manuscrits Grecs légués par R. Bentley à Trinity College, Cambridge, et en particulier de l'oncial O131 du nouveau testament', in Studies in the History and Text of the New Testament in honor of Kenneth Willis Clark Ph.D., ed. Daniels, B. L., and M. J. Suggs, Studies and Documents 29 (Salt Lake City, UT, 1967), 113-26

Sloping uncials.

Found in binding of B.8.5 (XIIth text of Gregory of Nazianzus)

0133     London, Brit. Libr., Add. 31919   

IX

 

34 leaves;

2 columns

tall sloping uncials

The Athenæum for 2 July, 1881

Palimpsest.

Upper text: MENÆUM, services  for  Saints'  days,  for  February.      Greek.     Vellum;  ff.  108.       Written  by  Ignatius,
--------------  of  Selymbria, in 1431.   

0160     Berlin, Staatl. Mus. P. 9961

IV-V

Matt 26.25f, 34-36   

 

 

 

0162 (P. Oxy 847)
New York, Metrop. Mus. Art. Dept. Egypt, Art. Inv. 09.182.43

 

III/IV

John 2.11-22[7]

 

Ed. Pr.

 

0163 (P. Oxy 848)

V

Rev. 16.17-20[8]

 

 

 

0169 (P. Oxy 1080)
Princeton, Theol.Sem. Speer Libr. Pap 5

IV

Rev. 3.19 - 4.3[9]

 

Ed. Pr.

Metzger, Text, Pl. 6b [Rev 3.19-4.1] = Metzger, MGB 12

 

0170 (P. Oxy 1169)

V/VI

Mt. 6.5f, 8-10, 13-15, 17[10]

 

 

 

0171     Berlin, Staatl. Mus. P. 11863 & Florenz, Bibl. Medicea. Laur. PSI 2 & 124

c. 300

Matt 10.17-23, 25-32; Luke 22.44-56, 61-64

 

Cavallo, I.66

Birdsall

Aland, Text, p. 63 (Pl. 17) [Lk 22.44-50]

 

0172 (PSI 4)

V

Rom. 1.27-20; 1.32-2.2[11]

 

 

 

0173 (PSI 5)

IV/V

James 1.25-27.[12]

 

 

 

0174 (PSI 118)

V

Gal. 2[13]

 

 

 

0176 (PSI 251)

V

Gal. 3.16-25[14]

 

Cavallo-Maehler 18b [verso = v20-25]

 

0181     Vienna, NB, Pap. G. 39778

IV-V

Luke 9.59-10.14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0185     Vienna, NB, Pap. G. 39787

IV

1 Cor 2.5f, 9, 13; 3.2f

 

 

 

0188     Berlin, Staatl. Mus. P. 13416

IV

Mark 11.11-17        

 

 

 

 

0189     Berlin, Staatl. Mus. P. 11765

II-III

Acts 5.3-21

 

Salonius ZNW 26(1927), 116-119.

Aland, Text, p. 104 (Pl. 27) [Acts 5.12-21]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0198     London, Brit. Lib., Pap.459

VI

Col 3.15-16, 20-21

Frag. From bottom of leaf, 4 ¼  in.  X  3  in

Greek Papyri in the British  Museum:  Catalogue,
with Texts, vol. ii. (1898).]

 

0199     London, Brit. Lib., Pap. 2077B

VI/VII

1 Cor 11.17-19, 22-24

 

 

 

0200     London, Brit. Lib., Pap. 2077C

VII

Matt 11.20-21

 

 

 

0201     London, Brit. Lib., Pap. 2240

V

1 Cor 12.2-3, 6-13; 14.20-29                    

FRAGMENTS    of  two   leaves   of   a vellum   codex

5  in.   x   5   in.  

W.E. Cram & H.I.   Bell, Wadi Sarga,
pp.   32-42

Provenance: Wadi Sarga

0202

 

 

 

 

 

0203

 

 

 

 

 

0204     London, Brit. Libr., Or. 4923    

VII

Mt 24.39-42, 44-48                             

 

 

 

0205

 

 

 

 

 

0206 (P. Oxy 1353)
Dayton Ohio, United Theol. Sem.

IV

1 Pet. 5.5-13[15]

 

 

 

0207     PSI 1166

IV

Rev 9.2-15

 

 

 

0208

VI

 

 

 

 

0212     Yale Univ. Libr. P. Dura 10

III

Diatessaron?

 

Roberts, GLH, 21b

Aland, Text, p. 58 (Pl. 13)

Metzger, MGB 8

 

0214     Vienna NB, Pap. G. 29300

IV-V

Mark 8.33-37           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0219     Vienna, NB, Pap. G. 36113 & 26083

IV-V

Rom 2.21-23; 3.8f, 23-25, 27-30

 

 

 

0220     Oslo/London, The Schoyen Collection MS 113

III

Rom 4.23-5.3; 5.8-13[16]

 

Aland, Text, p. 60 (Pl. 14)

0220 (Schoyen MS 113)

 

0221     Vienna, NB, Pap. G. 19890

IV

Rom 5.16f, 19, 21-6.3           

 

 

 

0225     Vienna, NB, Pap. G. 19802

VI

2 Cor 5.1f, 8f, 14-16, 19-21; 6.1, 3-5; 8.16-24

 

Cavallo-Maehler 38a [2 Cor 8.21-23]

 

0228     Vienna, NB, Pap. G. 19888

IV

Heb 12.19-21, 23-25   

 

 

 

0230     Florenz, BML, PSI 1306

IV

Eph 6.11f           

 

 

 

0231     Oxford, Ashmolean, P. Ant. 11

IV

Matt 26.75-27.1, 3f

 

 

 

0232     Oxford, Ashmolean, P. Ant. 12

V [ed. Pr. = III]

2 John 1-9           

 

P. Ant. Pl. 1 (recto = vv1-5)

Cavallo-Maehler 8c [verso = vv. 6-9]

 

0233

 

 

 

 

 

0234

 

 

 

 

 

0235

 

 

 

 

 

0236

 

 

 

 

 

0237

 

 

 

 

 

0238

 

 

 

 

 

0239       London, Brit. Libr., Or. 4717    

VII

Luke 2.27-30, 34                                 

 

 

 

0240

 

 

 

 

 

0241

 

 

 

 

 

0242     Kairo, Agypt. Mus. 71942

IV

Matt 8.25-9.2; 13.32-38, 40-46        

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0247     Rylands P. Copt. 20 (palimpsest)

VI

1 Pet 5.13f ; 2 Pet 1.5-8; 2 Pet 1.14-16; 2.1

 

Elliott, BMJRULM, opp. P. 20 (Pl. A) [1 Pet 5.13f & 2 Pet 1.5-8] [underwriting not really legible]

 

0258     London, Sotheby’s

IV

John 10.25f; 10.40.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0269     London, Brit. Lib., Add. 31919, fol. 23

IX

Mark 6.14-20

 

 

Palimpsest. (cf. 0133)

Upper writing:

MENÆUM, services  for Saints' days,  for February.      Greek.     Vellum;  ff.  108.       Written  by  Ignatius,
--------------  of  Selymbria, in 1431.   

0270     Amsterdam, Univ. Bibl. GX 200

IV-V

1 Cor 15.10-15, 19-25           

 

 

 

0271     London, Brit. Lib., Add. 31919, fol. 22

IX

Matt 12.27-39

 

 

Palimpsest. (cf. 0133; 0269)

Upper writing:

MENÆUM, services  for Saints' days,  for February.      Greek.     Vellum;  ff.  108.       Written  by  Ignatius,
--------------  of  Selymbria, in 1431.   

0272     London, Brit. Lib., Add. 31919, fol. 21, 98, 101

IX

Luke 16.21-17.3, 19-37; 19.15-31         

 

 

Palimpsest. (cf. 0133; 0269, 0271)

Upper writing:

MENÆUM, services  for Saints' days,  for February.      Greek.     Vellum;  ff.  108.       Written  by  Ignatius,
--------------  of  Selymbria, in 1431.   

0273     London, Brit. Lib., Add. 31919, fol. 29, 99, 100

IX

John 2.17-3.5; 4.23-37; 5.35-6.2                 

 

 

Palimpsest. (cf. 0133; 0269, 0271, 0272)

Upper writing:

MENÆUM, services  for Saints' days,  for February.      Greek.     Vellum;  ff.  108.       Written  by  Ignatius,
--------------  of  Selymbria, in 1431.   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0308 (P. Oxy 4500)

III-IV

Rev. 11.15f., 17f.

 

 

0308 (POxy 4500)

 

0309 (P. Köln 806)

VI

John 20.22-24, 28-30[17]

 

P. Koln 806

 

0310

 

 

 

 

 

0311

VII-VIII

Romans 8.1-13

 

 

 

0312

III-IV

Luke 5.23-24, 30-31; 7.9, 17-18

 

 

 

0313

V

Mark 4.9, 15

 

 

 

0314

VI

John 5.43

 

 

 

0315

IV-V

Mark 2.19, 21, 25; 3.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



[1] H.S. Cronin, Codex Purpureus Petropolitanus (Cambridge, 1899). Kenyon, Facsimiles, IV; Cavallo, Ricerche, pp. 98-104.

[2] Sanders,

[3] Materialy po Arkheologii Kavkaza …, xi (Moscow, 1907).

[4] Chicago, University Library, Pap. 2057 [2 cols]

[5] Chicago, University Library, Pap. 2057 [2 cols]

[6] Cambridge (Mass.), Harvard University, Semitic Museum 3735

[7] New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art , 09-182-43.

Plates: P.Oxy. 6 pl.VI; Wessely, AMC 02, p.454-455.

[8] Chicago, University, Haskell Orientall Institute 9351

Plates: P.Oxy. 6 pl.I; G.Cavallo, Ricerche sulla maiuscola biblica (1967), pl.76b

[9] Oxy Pap VIII (London, 1911), 14f (ed. A.S. Hunt). Princeton, Theological Seminary Pap. 5.

[10] Princeton, Theological Seminary 11.

[11] PSI 01 4 (E. Pistelli); M.Naldini, Documenti dell'Antichità cristiana, no.19

Plates: M.Naldini, Documenti dell'Antichità cristiana, pl.14; G.Cavallo, Ricerche sulla maiuscola biblica (1967), pl.57b

[12] Plate: M.Naldini, Documenti dell'Antichità cristiana no.21 pl.XV

[13] Now lost.

[14] PSI 03 251 (E. Pistelli); M.Naldini, Documenti dell'Antichità cristiana, no.18

Plates: M.Naldini, Documenti dell'Antichità cristiana, pl.13; G.Cavallo, Ricerche sulla maiuscola biblica (1967), pl.62a; G.Cavallo - H.Maehler, Greek Bookhands, pl.18b

[15] Dayton, United Theological Seminary

Wessely, AMC 2, p.462-463

[16] W.H.P. Hatch, ‘A Recently Discovered Fragment of the Epistle to the Romans’ HTR 45(1952)

[17] Ed. C. Römer, P. Köln VIII Tafel IVa, b