Papyrus 44

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New Testament manuscripts
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Papyrus \mathfrak{P}44
Text Matthew 17-18,25; John 9; 10 †
Date 6th/7th century
Script Greek
Found Egypt
Now at Metropolitan Museum of Art
Cite W. E. Crum, H. G. Evelyn-White, The Monastery of Epiphanius at Thebes, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Egyptian Expedition Publications IV, (New York, 1926), pp. 120-121.
Type Alexandrian text-type
Category II

Papyrus 44 (in Gregory-Aland numbering), signed by \mathfrak{P}44, is an early copy of the New Testament in Greek. It is a papyrus manuscript of the Matthew; John, it contains Matt. 17:1-3.6-7; 18:15-17.19; 25:8-10; John 9:3-4; 10:8-14; 12:16-18. The manuscript paleographically has been assigned to the 6th or 7th century.[1]

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

It is currently housed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Inv. 14. 1. 527) in New York.[1][2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Aland, Kurt; Barbara Aland; Erroll F. Rhodes (trans.) (1995). The Text of the New Testament: An Introduction to the Critical Editions and to the Theory and Practice of Modern Textual Criticism. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company. p. 98. ISBN 978-0-8028-4098-1. 
  2. ^ "Liste Handschriften". Münster: Institute for New Testament Textual Research. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 

Further reading[edit]

  • W. E. Crum, H. G. Evelyn-White, The Monastery of Epiphanius at Thebes, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Egyptian Expedition Publications IV, (New York, 1926), pp. 120-121. (transcription and collation).
  • Ellwood M. Schofield, The Papyrus Fragments of the Greek New Testament, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, 1936, pp. 296-301.