Papyrus 56

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New Testament manuscripts
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Papyrus \mathfrak{P}56
Name Papyrus Vindobonensis Graecus 19918
Text Acts 1 †
Date 5th / 6th century
Script Greek
Found Egypt
Now at Österreichische Nationalbibliothek
Cite P. Sanz, Mitteilungen aus der Papyrussammlung de österreichischen Nationalbibliothek in Wien, N.S., IV (Baden: 1946), pp. 65-66.
Type Alexandrian text-type
Category II

Papyrus 56 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), signed by \mathfrak{P}56, is an early copy of the New Testament in Greek. It is a papyrus manuscript of the Acts of the Apostles, it contains only Acts 1:1.4-5.7.10-11.

The manuscript palaeographically has been assigned to the 5th century (or 6th 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 Österreichische Nationalbibliothek (Pap. Vindob. G. 19918) in Vienna.[1][2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 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. 99. ISBN 978-0-8028-4098-1. 
  2. ^ "Liste Handschriften". Münster: Institute for New Testament Textual Research. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Peter Sanz, Mitteilungen aus der Papyrussammlung de österreichischen Nationalbibliothek in Wien, N.S., IV (Baden: 1946), pp. 65-66.