Dittography

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Dittography is the accidental, erroneous act of repeating a letter, word, phrase or combination of letters by a scribe or copyist.[1]

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\mathfrak{P}98 in Rev 1:13 has περιεζωσμμενον instead of περιεζωσμενον (doubled μ). Codex Vaticanus in John 13:14 word διδασκαλος is repeated twice. In Codex Vaticanus in Acts, a book of the Bible, verse 19:34, the phrase "Great is Artemis of the Ephesians" appears twice while it only appears once in other manuscripts.[2]

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