Papyrus 8

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Papyrus 𝔓8
New Testament manuscript
TextActs 4-6 †
Date4th century
ScriptGreek
FoundEgypt
Now atStaatliche Museen zu Berlin
CiteA. H. Salonius, Die griechischen Handschriftenfragmente des Neuen Testaments in den Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin, ZNW 26 (1927), 97-119
Size18.6 by 10.4 cm
TypeAlexandrian text-type
CategoryII

Papyrus 8 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), signed by 𝔓8 or α 8 (von Soden), is an early copy of the New Testament in Greek. It is a papyrus manuscript of the Acts of the Apostles, it contains Acts 4:31-37; 5:2-9; 6:1-6.8-15. The manuscript paleographically has been assigned to the 4th century.[1]

The text is written in two columns per page, 25 lines per page.[2]

Text

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

The text of the codex was published by Salonius in 1927.[3]

Location

It is currently housed at the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (Inv. no. 8683) in Berlin.[1][4]

See also

References

  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. 96. ISBN 978-0-8028-4098-1.
  2. C. R. Gregory, Die griechischen Handschriften des Neuen Testament, p. 46.
  3. A. H. Salonius, Die griechischen Handschriftenfragmente des Neuen Testaments in den Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin, ZNW 26 (1927), pp. 97-119.
  4. "Handschriftenliste". Münster: Institute for New Testament Textual Research. Retrieved 23 August 2011.

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