An Introduction to New Testament Textual Criticism by Lion Vaganay, Christian-Bernard Amphoux, Jenny Heimerdinger,

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By Lion Vaganay, Christian-Bernard Amphoux, Jenny Heimerdinger, Keith Elliott

A normal survey of the examine of recent testomony manuscripts that outlines for college students of the recent testomony the elemental instruments and abilities all in favour of learning these manuscripts. the current version is a completely revised and up-to-date model of the overdue L?on Vaganay's Initiation a los angeles critique du Nouveau testomony, released in 1933, and every element of that unique paintings has been stated thus far in mild of the most recent examine within the box. offering because it does a large assessment, instead of a step by step creation, the ebook seems at its topic thematically, and its 4 sections conceal, respectively, the character and personality of the records themselves; the tools of learning them; the heritage of the texts earlier than they have been revealed; and their historical past next to their printing. trendy all through is a priority to narrate the topic to an enquiry into the earliest background of the recent testomony (prior to 2 hundred AD), which gives an engaging own viewpoint on a topic of a few debate, but with no neglecting to ascertain conflicting critiques and perspectives.

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The information provided in the title (inscriptio) is often reproduced or added to in a final note (subscriptio). It sometimes happens, too, that mention is made of the number of lines (OTI%0£, stichos, a line of sixteen syllables) contained in the book, a commercial procedure known as stichometry, used as a means to calculate the payment due to the scribe. In books that were meant to be read in public the text was sometimes divided up into sections according to sense, a procedure followed by the schools of rhetoric, whereby a new line was started after each group of words which could be spoken together.

Von Soden (see p. 155); it was later used in the editions published by J. H. C. Clark (1933 (III)), A. V. Valentine-Richards (1934; 2138 (VI)), and finally M. E. Boismard and A. Lamouille (1985 (III)) 1 206, 429, 522, 614, 1108, 1292, 1448, 1505, 1518, 1611, 1758, 1799, 1831, 1890, 2138, 2495 and, to a lesser degree, 876, 1765, 1832, 1852, 1891, 2147, 2652. 23 New Testament textual criticism with other additional minuscules. The text of the group is a ' Western' text (see pp. 109-10). Codex 1739 (from around 950 and kept on Mount Athos) not only has a text which, according to the copyist, agrees with that of Origen, but it also contains notes in the margin with quotations from the early Church Fathers.

The book was made up of separate sheets folded in two. One of the thirty leaves is kept in Vienna. Text type: Caesarean (see p. 104). The second manuscript, P46 (about AD 200) was discovered in several stages. There are in all eighty-six leaves out of an original 104 which were made by folding in half fifty-two larger sheets placed together, to form one quire. The outside leaves from the beginning and the end of the book are the ones which are missing. P 46 contains the Pauline Epistles in a special order: Romans - Hebrews - 1 Corinthians - 2 Corinthians - Ephesians - Galatians - Philippians - Colossians-1 Thessalonians ...

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