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New Testament manuscripts
Uncial 093
Text Acts 24:22-25:5, 1 Pet 2:22-24; 3:1,3-7
Date 6th century
Script Greek
Now at Cambridge University Library
Size 25 x 18 cm
Type Byzantine, Alexandrian
Category V, II

Uncial 093 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), is a Greek uncial manuscript of the New Testament, dated paleographically to the 6th century.[1]



The codex contains a small parts of the Acts 24:22-25:5, and 1 Pet 2:22-24; 3:1,3-7, on two parchment leaves (25 cm by 18 cm). Written in two columns per page, 24 lines per page, in uncial letters. It is a palimpsest. The upper text is in Hebrew.[1]

The Greek text of this codex is a representative of the Byzantine text-type in Acts, and the Alexandrian text-type in 1 Peter. Aland placed it in Category V in Acts, and in Category II in 1 Peter.[1]

The codex now is located in the Cambridge University Library as a part of the Taylor-Schechter Collection (12,189; 12,208) in Cambridge.[1]

See also


  1. ^ a b c d 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. 120.

Further reading

  • C. Taylor, Hebrew Greek Cairo Genizah Palimpsest from the Taylor-Schechter Collection including a fragment of the twenty-second Psalm accordong to Origen's Hexapla (Cambridge: 1900), pp. 94-96.


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