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W, 028, Uncial 028, Codex 028 (Gregory-Aland numbering)

Codex Washingtonianus 
handwritten copy of the Bible in Greek
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Gospel Book
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Codex Washingtonensis
early 5th century

Ink on parchment H: 30.6 W: 25.8 cm Egypt

Gift of Charles Lang Freer F1906.272

This parchment codex comprises one hundred two leaves divided into quires (booklets). Each quire is numbered on the first page. Because the numbers begin with 37 and continue through 60, it is clear that the first thirty-six quires are missing-likely the books of Genesis through Numbers. Chapter divisions of irregular length are signaled by an enlarged initial letter outside the left margin. The manuscript also offers an early example of rubrication (from the Latin rubricare, "to color red"), writing in red ink to give visual emphasis to the divisions of a text. Rubrication became a common practice in European manuscripts beginning in the seventh century.

Various scribes worked on this manuscript, but only two hold much interest. One, probably contemporary with the original scribe, made some corrections. A century or two later, another scribe noted in a cursive script where a reading was to begin and end, and when the reading was to be done.


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