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New Testament manuscripts
Uncial 096
Text Acts 2; 26†
Date 7th century
Script Greek
Now at Russian National Library
Size 29 x 22 cm
Type mixed
Category III

Uncial 096 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), α 1004 (Soden), is a Greek uncial manuscript of the New Testament, dated paleographically to the 7th century.



The codex contains a small part of the Acts of the Apostles 2:6-17; 26:7-18, on two parchment leaves (29 cm by 22 cm). Written in one column per page, 26 lines per page, in uncial letters. It is a palimpsest, the upper text was written in Georgian, in the 10th century.[1]

The codex is located now at the Russian National Library (Gr. 19)[2] in Saint Petersburg.

The Greek text of this codex is a representative of the mixed text-type. Aland placed it in Category III.[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. 121.
  2. ^ Uncial 097 has catalogue number Gr. 18 in the same library.

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