Papyrus 71

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New Testament manuscripts
Papyrus \mathfrak{P}71
Name P. Oxy. 2385
Text Matthew 19 †
Date 4th century
Script Greek
Found Egypt
Now at Ashmolean Museum
Cite E. Lobel, C. H. Roberts, E. G. Turner, and J. W. B.Barns, OP XXIV (1957), pp. 5-6.
Type Alexandrian text-type
Category II

Papyrus 71 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), designated by \mathfrak{P}71, is an early copy of the New Testament in Greek. It is a papyrus manuscript of the Gospel of Matthew. The surviving texts of Matthew are verses 19:10-11.17-18. The manuscript paleographically had been assigned to the 4th century.


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

Present location

It is currently housed at the Ashmolean Museum (P. Oxy. 2385) in Oxford.[1][2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b 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. 100. ISBN 978-0-8028-4098-1. 
  2. ^ "Liste Handschriften". Münster: Institute for New Testament Textual Research. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 


Further reading[edit]

  • Edgar Lobel, Colin H. Roberts, E. G. Turner, and J. W. B. Barns, Oxyrhynchus Papyri, XXIV (London: 1957), pp. 5-6.