The following scrap does not speak directly to the reconstruction of a biblical text, but speaks to the life of the ancient scribe.
P.Aberd. 82a 1+ ἐν ὀνόματι τοῦ θεοῦ πρ.[
“The Christians in the late Byzantine period began their documents in the name of Christ or of the Trinity, and the Mohammedans (after 640) ‘in the name of God the merciful and compassionate.’ The formula with out any further qualification was used by the Christian scribes in the service of the government of Egypt.”(J. G. Tait, unpublished catalogue, vol. 8, p. 373; fragment soon to be published).
The simple lack of καί or τοῦ reveals the religion of the scribe and reminds us of the backdrop to medieval Christianity in Egypt.
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