Thursday, August 04, 2016

The big Greek Bible codices: their ancestors and descendants

ETC BLOG: The Composite Ancestry of the Big Codices (Dirk Jongkind).
The study of those manuscripts that contain the text of all of the Greek Scriptures is still relatively underdeveloped. There are still plenty of questions to be asked about the Greek pandects of the 4th (Vaticanus, Sinaiticus) and 5th centuries (Alexandrinus, Ephraemi rescriptus), but also about some of the later ones.

The New Testament, the Septuagint, and the Old Testament Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha are involved.