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New Testament manuscripts
Uncial 071
Text Matthew
Date 5th/6th century
Script Greek
Now at Harvard University
Size 7 x 9,5 cm
Type Alexandrian text-type
Category II

Uncial 071 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), ε 015 (Soden), is a Greek uncial manuscript of the New Testament, dated paleographically to the 5th or 6th century.[1]



The codex contains a small part of the Gospel of Matthew 1:21-24; 1:25-2:2, on one parchment leaf (7 cm by 9,5 cm). Written in one column per page, 13 lines per page.[1]

Textual variants

Matt 1:24

εγερθεις — א, B, C, Z, 071, f1
διεγερθεις — C3, D, L, W, 087, f13, mss of the Byzantine text-type

Matt 1:25

υἱὸν (son) — א, B, Z, 071, f1, f13, 33
τὸν υἱὸν αὐτῆς τὸν πρωτότοκον (her firstborn son) — C, D, K, L (omit αὐτῆς), W, Δ, Π, 28, 565, 700, 892, 1009, 1010, 1071, 1079, 1195, 1216, 1230, 1241, 1242, 1365

The Greek text of this codex is a representative of the Alexandrian text-type, in close relationship with Codex Sinaiticus, Vaticanus, and Dublinensis. Aland placed it in Category II.[1]

Present location

The codex is located now in Semitic Museum (3735) at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.[1]

See also


  1. ^ a b c d Kurt Aland et 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. 119.

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