4295Re: tc-list Hanson's Catalogue of NT Papyri & Codices
- Aug 3, 1998On Mon, 3 Aug 1998, "Mark Goodacre" <M.S.Goodacre@...> wrote:
>K. C. Hanson has set up a "Catalogue of New Testament Papyri & Codices 2nd -People should be warned, though, that it takes *forever* to load. You
>10th Centuries". It looks good and has links to other resources. It can be
can tell the site owner is an academic with unlimited connect time. It
really should have been broken up into smaller units. Also, the "Aleph"
symbol is wrong (that one is an HTML glitch, and may not occur on
your particular machine) -- if you see an "is not a subset" symbol,
that's supposed to be an Aleph.
The part that bugged me the most, though, was the way the papyri were
classified. I would regard this as completely untrustworthy (P47
agrees with A and C more than Aleph?).
This is not to say that it is not a nice site. It *is* a good
catalog, and being on the web, it can be kept more current
than the KListe or the NA editions. I also like the other ancient
documents it provides access to.
But take those textual classifications with a grain of salt.
Robert B. Waltz
Want more loudmouthed opinions about textual criticism?
Try my web page: http://www.skypoint.com/~waltzmn
(A site inspired by the Encyclopedia of NT Textual Criticism)
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