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New Testament manuscripts
Uncial 0274
Text Mark 6-10 †
Date 5th century
Script Greek
Found 1976, Nubia
Now at Egypt Exploration Society
Size 28 x 33 cm
Type Alexandrian text-type
Category II

Uncial 0274 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), is a Greek uncial manuscript of the New Testament. Paleographically it had been assigned to the 5th century.

The codex contains a small parts of the Gospel of Mark 6-10, on 4 parchment leaves (28 cm by 33 cm). Written in two columns per page, 30 lines per page, in uncial letters.[1]



The codex contains: Gospel of Mark 6:56-7:4.6-9.13-17.19-23.29-29.34-35; 8:3-4.8-11; 9:20-22.26-41; 9:43-10:1.17-22.[2]


After discovering it was held in Cairo. Currently the codex is housed at the Egypt Exploration Society (01 61/2 192 2S) in London.


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

See also


  1. ^ a b Kurt Aland, and Barbara Aland, The Text of the New Testament: An Introduction to the Critical Editions and to the Theory and Practice of Modern Textual Criticism, transl. Erroll F. Rhodes, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1995, p. 127.
  2. ^ Kurt Aland, Synopsis Quattuor Evangeliorum. Locis parallelis evangeliorum apocryphorum et patrum adhibitis edidit, Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, Stuttgart 1996, p. XXVI.

Further reading

  • J. M. Plumley and C. H. Roberts, "An Uncial Text of St. Mark in Greek from Nubia", JTS XXVII (1976), 34-45.
  • W. H. C. Frend and I. A. Muirhead, "The Greek Manuscripts from the Cathedral of Q'asr Ibrim", Muséon 89 (1976), 43-49.
  • G. M. Browne, "The Sunnati Mark", ZPE 66 (1986), 49-52.

External links

  • Uncial 0274 at the Wieland Willker, "Textual Commentary"


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