Papyrus 14

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Papyrus <math>\mathfrak{P}</math>14
New Testament manuscript
Text1 Corinthians 1-3 †
Date6th century
FoundMount Sinai, Rendel Harris
Now atSaint Catherine's Monastery
CiteJames Rendel Harris, Biblical Fragments from Mount Sinai I, (London 1890), pp. 54-56
TypeAlexandrian text-type

Papyrus 14 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), α 1036 (in the Soden's numbering), signed by <math>\mathfrak{P}</math>14, is an early copy of the New Testament in Greek. It is a papyrus manuscript written in form of codex. The manuscript palaeographically has been assigned to the 5th century.[1]


The manuscript contains the text of the First Epistle to the Corinthians (1:25-27; 2:6-8; 3:8-10; 3:19-20). The manuscript is written in 1 column per page.

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

It was discovered in Saint Catherine's Monastery on Mount Sinai in Egypt by J. Rendel Harris,[2] who published its text in 1890. It was also examined by Schofield.[3]

The manuscript currently is housed at the Saint Catherine's Monastery (Harris 14).[1][4]

Papyrus 14 as published by Harris in 1890

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Aland, Kurt; Aland, Barbara (1995). The Text of the New Testament: An Introduction to the Critical Editions and to the Theory and Practice of Modern Textual Criticism. Erroll F. Rhodes (trans.). Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company. p. 97. ISBN 978-0-8028-4098-1.
  2. Frederic G. Kenyon, "Handbook to the Textual Criticism of the New Testament", London2, 1912, p. 44.
  3. Ellwood M. Schofield, The Papyrus Fragments of the Greek New Testament, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, 1936, pp. 168-170.
  4. "Handschriftenliste". Münster: Institute for New Testament Textual Research. Retrieved 23 August 2011.

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