[b-hebrew] The New Testament
willaa at netvision.net.il
Mon Oct 23 03:10:49 EDT 2006
>I a, perfectly aware of the fact that most are papyri gragments. Schmuel
>was going on about the Siniaticus, no?
>And I do find it fascinating the way moderns apply their standardization
>approaches to a text to the ancients -- as if the ancients had the same
>approach to what was a "copy" as we do today..Oh, dear, just look at all
>those variants... "blunders" one and all, right? Ever stop to think that
>perhaps, just maybe, a change of word here, a change of format there. a
>change of size -- et voila, it's not a forgery cause it is not an exact
>Thanks for the giggles,
>>On 22/10/2006 19:44, rochelle altman wrote:
>>>If you are going to refer to the Siniaticus or precendents... have you
>>>ever examined the Siniaticus or the Vaticanus? These two are the only
>>>Greek 4th-century codices..
>>Possibly the only two codices, but not the only two Greek manuscripts
>>from that period. Most of the others are papyri. The format and material
>>used is irrelevant to the issue.
>>E-mail: peter at qaya.org
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