RE: [textualcriticism] number of variants in Nestle-Aland (27th e d.)
- There are c. 15,250 Variation units (not exactly as you noted). Only
occasionally did HF (with approx. 13,000 VU) have a VU not found in NA. I
have never counted readings, but it would likely be around 50,000 - 70,000.
Prof. Ron Minton
From: Wieland Willker [mailto:willker@...-bremen.de]
Sent: Saturday, October 30, 2004 3:56 AM
Subject: RE: [textualcriticism] number of variants in Nestle-Aland (27th e
> Yes, we (my students and I) have not only counted theSo, 15,250 is the number of variation units in NA, or the number of
> variation units, we have made many statistical analyses
> from them. For example, the TR agrees with Aleph 7,057
> times out of 15,291 or c. 46% of the time. TR agrees with
> Vat. 5,868 out of 13,294 times or c. 44%.
readings at the bottom?
Wieland Willker, Bremen, Germany