Papyrus 36

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Papyrus 36
New Testament manuscript
Papyrus 36 - Laurentian Library, PSI 3 - John 3,14-18.31-32.34-35 - recto.jpg
Text John 3 †
Date 6th century
Script Greek
Found Egypt
Now at Laurentian Library
Cite E. Pistelli, PGLSI I (1912), pp. 5-6
Type eclectic
Category III

Papyrus 36 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), designated by siglum 36, is a copy of the New Testament in Greek. It is a papyrus manuscript of the Gospel of John, it contains only John 3:14-18.31-32.34-35. The manuscript palaeographically has been assigned to the 6th century.[1]

The Greek text of this codex is an eclectic. Aland placed it in Category III.[1]

The manuscript was examined by Pistelli, Carlini, and Horseley.

It is currently housed at the Laurentian Library (PSI 3) in Florence.[1][2]

See also[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. 98. ISBN 978-0-8028-4098-1. 
  2. ^ "Liste Handschriften". Münster: Institute for New Testament Textual Research. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 

Further reading[edit]

  • E. Pistelli, Papiri greci e latini della Società Italiana I (Florence 1912), pp. 5–6.
  • A. Carlini, Riesame di due frammenti fiorentini del vangelo di Giovanni, AP 22/23 (1974), pp. 219–222.
  • A. Carlini, Papiri litterari greci 28 (Pisa, 1978), pp. 193–199.
  • G. H. R. Horsley, Scribal Carelessness in P36?, in: New Documents Illustrating Early Christianity, 3 (Macquarie University, 1983), pp. 100–101.