Wednesday, December 23, 2015

The Christmas Story through the Centuries

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In time for your Christmas Eve service, here is the text of the Christmas story in Matthew and Luke from a selection of 3rd-11th century Greek manuscripts. (Links will take you to larger versions.) 

Merry Christmas!

Matthew

Matt 1:1-11 (P1) - 3rd cent.



Matt 1:1-22 (03 Vaticanus) - 4th cent.



Matt 1:20-25; Matt 2:1-4 (05 Bezae) - 5th cent.





Matt 2.9-23 (04 Ephraemi) - 5th cent.


Luke

Luke 1:1-27 (02 Alexandrinus) - 5th cent.



Luke 1:33-44 (032 Washingtonianus) - 5th cent. (?)



Luke 1:46-55 (053) - 9th cent.



Luke 1:55-62 (07) - 8th cent.



Luke 1:65-73 (011) - 9th cent.



Luke 1:78-2.7 (2414) - 10th cent.



Luke 2.1-15 (2882) - 10th/11th cent.



Luke 2:15-52; Luke 3:1-5 (33) - 9th cent.



3 comments :

  1. Peter what % do we have of the orginals documents

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  2. Peter what % do we have of the orginals documents

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