Trebizond Gospel

New Testament manuscript infobox
form= Lectionary

isize= 220
text= Gospels
script= Greek
date= 10th
found =
now at= Russian National Library
size= 33 by 36.5 cm
note= Illumination representing Mark the Evangelist

Trebizond Gospel, "l"243 (Gregory-Aland), is a Byzantine illuminated manuscript with the text of Gospel Lectionary, dating paleographically to the 11th century with 15 parchment leaves (33 by 36.5 cm) from the 10th century or earlier. Written in two columns per page, 18 lines per page in uncial letters. The book was richly decorated with gold and jewels by the Trapezuntine Emperor Andronicus. In 1858, the "Trebizond Gospel" was presented by the Orthodox Metropolitan of Trebizond to the Emperor Alexander II of Russia, who donated it to the Russian National Library, where is holded to the present day (Codex Gr. 21, 21a).

See also

* List of New Testament lectionaries


* K. Aland, M. Welte, B. Köster, K. Junack, "Kurzgefasste Liste der griechischen Handschriften des Neues Testaments", Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, New York 1994, p. 243.

External links

* [ Russian National Library]


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