Codex Claromontanus

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Codex Claromontanus (Dp, 06, a 1026)


6th Century CE.


Written on vellum, 24.5-24.8 cm. x 19-20.1 cm. There is one column and 21 lines per page. The ink is brown.


It has Pauline Epistles (including Hebrews) in both Greek and Latin. The Greek text is on the left-hand page and the Latin on the right-hand.

Interestingly, two palimpest leaves (Nos. 162 and 163), which contains fragments of the Phaethon of Euripides under the New Testament text, have been detached from the codex and are designated Cod. Gr. 107 B.

Total number of leaves are 533.

The text is Western.


The words are written continuously without separation. Accents and breathing were added by a later hand. Old Testament quotations are in red (except in Hebrews). The first three lines of each epistle is in red.

The manuscript has been corrected by several hands.

Salient Features

The doxology of Romans comes after 16:24. Hebrews follows immediately after Philemon.


Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, France.


[1] W. H. P. Hatch, The Principal Uncial Manuscripts Of The New Testament, 1939, The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, Plate XXX.

The New Testament Manuscripts