[B-Greek] rough breathing in Koine times

Wieland Willker willker at chemie.uni-bremen.de
Fri Jul 29 16:51:04 EDT 2005


> At the below link is a snip of Codex Vaticanus (4th
> cent.) and the accent marks are quite plain.
> http://groups.yahoo.com/group/textualcriticism/


It should be noted that those accents have been added much later, when
the ink was reinforced. Tischendorf suggested 10th CE. The original
Codex Vaticanus had no accents or breathings.

Best wishes
    Wieland
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