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New Testament manuscripts
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Papyrus \mathfrak{P} 8
Text Acts 4-6 †
Date 4th century
Script Greek
Found Egypt
Now at Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Cite A. H. Salonius, Die griechischen Handschriftenfragmente des Neuen Testaments in den Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin, ZNW 26 (1927), 97-119
Size 18.6 by 10.4 cm
Type Alexandrian text-type
Category II

Papyrus 8 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), signed by \mathfrak{P} 8, is an early copy of the New Testament in Greek. It is a papyrus manuscript of the Acts of the Apostles, it contains Acts 4:31-37; 5:2-9; 6:1-6.8-15. The manuscript paleographically had been assigned to the 4th century.[1]

The Greek text of this codex is a representative of the Alexandrian text-type. Aland placed it in Category II.[1]

It is currently housed at the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (Inv. no. 8683) in Berlin.[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c Kurt Aland, and Barbara Aland, The Text of the New Testament: An Introduction to the Critical Editions and to the Theory and Practice of Modern Textual Criticism, transl. Erroll F. Rhodes, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1995, p. 96.

Further reading

  • C. R. Gregory, Textkritik des Neuen Testaments III (Leipzig: 1909), pp. 1087-1090.
  • A. H. Salonius, Die griechischen Handschriftenfragmente des Neuen Testaments in den Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin, ZNW 26 (1927), pp. 97-119.

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