Papyrus 85

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Papyrus 85
New Testament manuscript
TextBook of Revelation 9-10 †
Date4th / 5th century
Now atBibliothèque nationale et universitaire
CiteJ. Schwartz, Papyrus et tradition manuscrite, ZPE 4 (Bonn: 1969), pp. 178-182.
TypeAlexandrian text-type

Papyrus 85 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), designated by 85, is an early copy of the New Testament in Greek. It is a papyrus manuscript of the Book of Revelation. The manuscript paleographically has been assigned to the 4th century (or the 5th century).

The surviving texts of Revelation are verses 9:19-10:2,5-9.


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 Bibliothèque nationale et universitaire (P. Gr. 1028) in Strasbourg.[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. 101. ISBN 978-0-8028-4098-1.
  2. ^ "Liste Handschriften". Münster: Institute for New Testament Textual Research. Retrieved 27 August 2011.

Further reading[edit]

  • J. Schwartz, Papyrus et tradition manuscrite, Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 7 (Bonn: 1969), pp. 178–182.