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Uncial 0288

Uncial 0288 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), is a Greek uncial manuscript of the New Testament. Palaeographically it has been assigned to the 9th century.[1]


The codex contains a small parts of the text of the Gospel of Luke 5:33-34.36-37; 5:39-6:1.3-4, on 2 parchment leaves (27 cm by 20.5 cm). The text is written in two columns per page, 27 lines per page, in uncial letters. The leaves have survived in a fragmentary condition.[1]

It is a palimpsest, the upper text is in Greek written by minuscule hand, it contains part of the Old Testament.[1]

Currently it is dated by the INTF to the 9th century.[1][2]


It is one of the manuscripts discovered in Saint Catherine's Monastery at Sinai in May 1975, during the restoration work.[3] Currently the codex is housed at the St. Catherine's Monastery (N.E. ΜΓ 98) in Sinai.[1]

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Further reading

  • L. Politis, "Nouveaux manuscrits grecs decouvers au Mont Sinai. Raport preliminaire", Scriptorium 34, (1980), pp. 5-17.
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