Codex Vaticanus Latinus 191

This has been shown by Kroymann1 to derive from earlier extant manuscripts. As such, its independent witness to the text is nil, since all it can offer is further copyist errors.


26 x 17.5cms, parchment. 15th century. Written in Italy, judging from script and construction. Simply produced, in a fussy script with flourishes. Contains the following:

De carne Christi
De resurrectione carnis
De corona militis
Ad martyras
De paentitentia
De virginibus velandis
De habitu muliebri
De cultu feminarum
Ad uxorem libri duo
De persecutione
Ad Scapulam
De exhortatione castitatis
De monogamia
De pallio
De patientia
Adversus Praxeam
Adversus Valentinianos

i.e. the same contents as Vaticanus 190, except for the 5 books of Marcion at the end which 191 omits.


See bibliography for more detail on the references.

1. Kroymann, Emil, Die Tertullien-Ueberlieferung in Italien. p. 3

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