Papyrus 2

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Papyrus 𝔓2
New Testament manuscript
Papyrus 2 - Egyptian Museum, Florence, inv. nr. 7134 - John 12,12-15 Luke 7,22-26.50.jpg
TextJohn 12:12-15; Luke 7:22-26,50
Datec. 550
FoundEgypt
Now atMuseo Archeologico, Florence, Inv. Nr. 7134
CiteE. Pistelli, 'Papiri evangelici', Rivista di Studi Religiosi 6 (1902): 69-70.
Sizefragment
Typemixed
CategoryIII

Papyrus 2 (𝔓2) is an early copy of the New Testament in Greek and Coptic. It is a papyrus fragment of a copy of the Gospel of John dating to the sixth century. It is currently housed at the Egyptian Museum, Florence (Inv. no. 7134).[1] There is a portion of Luke 7:22-26.50 in Coptic on the reverse of the fragment.

The fragment appears to be from a lectionary.[2] The text type is a mixed.[3] Aland placed it in Category III.[4]

Name of city ιεροσολυμα (Jerusalem) is given in variation ιερου[σο]λ̣υ̣[μα].

Ermenegildo Pistelli dated the manuscript to the 5th or 6th century; Ernst von Dobschütz to the 6th or 7th century.[5]

See also

Notes

  1. "Online copy of the MS". Münster: Institute for New Testament Textual Research. Retrieved 13 August 2011.
  2. Maldfeld, Georg and Metzger, Bruce M. "Detailed List of the Greek Papyri of the New Testament," Journal of Biblical Literature Vol. 68, No. 4. (Dec., 1949), p. 361
  3. Maldfeld (1949), p. 364
  4. 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. 96. ISBN 978-0-8028-4098-1.
  5. New Testament Transcripts

References

  • Aland, Kurt und Barbara Aland. Der Text des Neuen Testaments. Stuttgart: Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, 1981.
  • Maldfeld, Georg and Metzger, Bruce M. "Detailed List of the Greek Papyri of the New Testament," Journal of Biblical Literature Vol. 68, No. 4. (Dec., 1949) pp. 359–370.

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