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Originally appearing in Volume V03, Page 894 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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MINUSCULES.—Very few of these are of real importance. The most valuable are the following: I. The Ferrar Group; a group of eight MSS. known in Gregory's notation as 13, 69, 124, 346, 543, 788, 826, 828, or in von Soden's as a 368, S 505, a I211, a 226, e 257, e 1033, a 218, e 219, all which, except 69, in spite of the dating implied by von Soden's notation were probably written in the 12th century in Calabria. They have a most peculiar text of a mainly " Western " type, with some special affinities to the Old Syriac and perhaps to the Diatessaron. They are known as the Ferrar group in memory of the scholar who first published their text, and are sometimes quoted as End of Article: MINUSCULES
MINUET (adapted, under the influence of the Italian...

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