Re: Greek New Testament sources?
|From:||Peter Clark <peter-clark@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, June 4, 2003, 16:32|
On Tuesday 03 June 2003 11:53 am, Peter Clark wrote:
> In the name of historical accuracy, I'm seeking a text from
> the Byzantine era (preferably around the fifth or sixth century) that could
> have conceivably made its way to the Crimea. Replying to myself here, in case any among future generations care to embark
on a similar project. Apparently, there is "The Text of the Earliest New
Testament Greek Manuscripts" (edited by Philip W. Comfort and David P.
Barrett) that offers complete transcriptions of the extant text of all New
Testament manuscripts which date before 300 AD. A review
(http://rosetta.reltech.org/TC/vol06/CB2001rev.html) cautions against the
1999 version, which apparently had too many errors in its transcriptions. The
2001 2nd edition is apparently better, if you take the editors' opinions with
a grain of salt.
Alos, if anyone is interested, I found a couple of sites that offer a
nearly-complete run-down of the extant mss (date, included text(s), current
Oh what a tangled web they weave who try a new word to conceive!