Uncial 0234

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Uncial 0234
New Testament manuscript
Text Matthew 28:11-15; John 1:4-8,20-24
Date 8th century
Script Greek
Now at Qubbat al-Khazna
Size 24 x 21 cm
Type Alexandrian text-type
Category II
Note western order of the Gospels

Uncial 0234 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), ε 49 (von Soden), is a Greek uncial manuscript of the New Testament. Paleographically it has been assigned to the 8th century.


The codex contains two small parts of the Matthew 28:11-15; John 1:4-8,20-24, on two parchment leaves (24 cm by 21 cm). Written in two columns per page, 30 lines per page, in uncial letters.[1]

Gospel of John follows Matthew immediately (western order).

Currently it is dated by the INTF to the 8th century.[1][2]

Formerly the codex was held at the Qubbat al-Khazna in Damascus. The present location of the codex is unknown. Currently the manuscript is not accessible.

The manuscript was added to the list of the New Testament manuscripts by Kurt Aland in 1954.[3]


The Greek text of this codex is a representative of the Alexandrian text-type. Aland placed it in Category II.[1]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Aland, Kurt; Aland, Barbara (1995). The Text of the New Testament: An Introduction to the Critical Editions and to the Theory and Practice of Modern Textual Criticism. Erroll F. Rhodes (trans.). Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company. p. 126. ISBN 978-0-8028-4098-1.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Liste Handschriften". Münster: Institute for New Testament Textual Research. Retrieved 18 December 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Kurt Aland (1963). Kurzgefasste Liste der griechieschen Handschriften des Neuen Testaments. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter. p. 10.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

Further reading

  • Hermann von Soden, "Sitzungsberichte der preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften" 39 (Berlin, 1903), pp. 825-930.