Friday, March 17, 2017

P73 and its claim to be the most insignificant manuscript of the NT

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If you never had a look at P73, one of the Bodmer papyri, I cannot blame you. Dated to the 7th century, and said to contain ‘text’ from Mt 25:43 and 26:2-3. In all only (traces of) 18 letters are visible according to the INTF transcription, which makes this short blog post a whopping 226 characters longer.

2 comments :

  1. I believe P113 may have fewer letters.

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  2. Is this the oldest papyrus with an all-Byzantine text?

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