Papyrus 8

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New Testament manuscripts
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Papyrus \mathfrak{P}8
Text Acts 4-6 †
Date 4th century
Script Greek
Found Egypt
Now at Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Cite A. H. Salonius, Die griechischen Handschriftenfragmente des Neuen Testaments in den Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin, ZNW 26 (1927), 97-119
Size 18.6 by 10.4 cm
Type Alexandrian text-type
Category II

Papyrus 8 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), signed by \mathfrak{P}8 or α 8 (von Soden), is an early copy of the New Testament in Greek. It is a papyrus manuscript of the Acts of the Apostles, it contains Acts 4:31-37; 5:2-9; 6:1-6.8-15. The manuscript paleographically has been assigned to the 4th century.[1]

The text is written in two columns per page, 25 lines per page.[2]

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

The text of the codex was published by Salonius in 1927.[3]

It is currently housed at the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (Inv. no. 8683) in Berlin.[1][4]

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  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. 96. ISBN 978-0-8028-4098-1. 
  2. ^ C. R. Gregory, Die griechischen Handschriften des Neuen Testament, p. 46.
  3. ^ A. H. Salonius, Die griechischen Handschriftenfragmente des Neuen Testaments in den Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin, ZNW 26 (1927), pp. 97-119.
  4. ^ "Handschriftenliste". Münster: Institute for New Testament Textual Research. Retrieved 23 August 2011. 

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