Papyrus 2

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Papyrus 2
New Testament manuscript
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Text John 12:12-15; Luke 7:22-26.50
Date c. 550
Found Egypt
Now at Museo Archeologico, Florence, Inv. Nr. 7134
Cite E. Pistelli, 'Papiri evangelici', Rivista di Studi Religiosi 6 (1902): 69-70.
Size fragment
Type mixed
Category III

Papyrus 2 (2) is an early copy of the New Testament in Greek and Coptic. It is a papyrus fragment of a copy of the Gospel of John dating to the sixth century. It is currently housed at the Egyptian Museum, Florence (Inv. no. 7134).[1] There is a portion of Luke 7:22-26.50 in Coptic on the reverse of the fragment.

The fragment appears to be from a lectionary.[2] The text type is a mixed.[3] Aland placed it in Category III.[4]

Name of city ιεροσολυμα (Jerusalem) is given in variation ιερου[σο]λ̣υ̣[μα].

Ermenegildo Pistelli dated the manuscript to the 5th or 6th century; Ernst von Dobschütz to the 6th or 7th century.[5]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Online copy of the MS". Münster: Institute for New Testament Textual Research. Retrieved 13 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Maldfeld, Georg and Metzger, Bruce M. "Detailed List of the Greek Papyri of the New Testament," Journal of Biblical Literature Vol. 68, No. 4. (Dec., 1949), p. 361
  3. ^ Maldfeld (1949), p. 364
  4. ^ 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. 96. ISBN 978-0-8028-4098-1. 
  5. ^ New Testament Transcripts

References[edit]

  • Aland, Kurt und Barbara Aland. Der Text des Neuen Testaments. Stuttgart: Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, 1981.
  • Maldfeld, Georg and Metzger, Bruce M. "Detailed List of the Greek Papyri of the New Testament," Journal of Biblical Literature Vol. 68, No. 4. (Dec., 1949) pp. 359–370.

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