Minuscule 2757

Minuscule 2757
New Testament manuscripts
Minuscule 2757
Text Gospels
Date 12/13th century
Script Greek
Now at Duke University
Size 26.5 cm by 18.7 cm
Category none

Minuscule 2757 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), is a Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament, written on 266 parchment leaves (26.5 cm by 18.7 cm). Palaeografically it has been assigned to the 12th century (or 13th).[1]



The codex contains the complete text of the four Gospels. The text is written in one column per page, in 26-27 lines per page.[1] The titles are written in semi-uncials or uncials, and mostly in red (faded). Zeta formed like the rounded number 3. Title in Mark is written red semi-uncial letters, in rest of the Gospels in red uncial letters. It contains the Ammonian Sections, a references to the Eusebian Canons, synaxarion, and menologion. It used the nomina sacra written in an abbreviated form.

Kurt Aland the Greek text of the codex did not place in any Category.[2] According to the Claremont Profile Method it has Mix/Kmix/Kx.[3]


The codex now is located in the Kenneth Willis Clark Collection of the Duke University (Gk MS 38) at Durham.[1]

See also


  1. ^ a b c K. Aland, M. Welte, B. Köster, K. Junack, "Kurzgefasste Liste der griechischen Handschriften des Neues Testaments", Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, New York 1994, p. 208.
  2. ^ Aland, Kurt; Barbara Aland; Erroll F. Rhodes (trans.) (1995). The Text of the New Testament: An Introduction to the Critical Editions and to the Theory and Practice of Modern Textual Criticism. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company. p. 140. ISBN 978-0-8028-4098-1. 
  3. ^ Wisse, Frederik (1982). The profile method for the classification and evaluation of manuscript evidence, as Applied to the Continuous Greek Text of the Gospel of Luke. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company. p. 90. ISBN 0-8028-1918-4. 

Further reading

  • Clark Kenneth Willis, "Greek New Testament Manuscripts in Duke University Library", Library Notes, no. 27 (April 1953), pp. 6-7.

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