Re: [textualcriticism] Corrector to Sinaiticus
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From: "sarban" <sarban@...>
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Subject: Re: [textualcriticism] Corrector to Sinaiticus
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> From: "Jack Kilmon" <jkilmon@...>
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>> Tischendorf thought there were 4 scribes but Milne and Skeat identified
>> all contemporaries of the same scribal school., only one of which is a
>> speller. Because of the poor spelling and omissions, as many as NINE
>> correctors have worked on the text from the time of its completion up to
>> 12th century. The most extensive corrections were made in the 7th
>> but these were groups of correctors called alpha c.a and alpha c.b and
>> c.a revised the entire mss.
> The late 6th/early 7th century corrections appear to have occurred
> when Sinaiticus was at Caesarea.
> Are those corrections to Revelation in Sinaiticus which agree
> with the text of Andrew of Caesarea, attributed to this corrector
> or to an earlier 4th century corrector ?
> My manuals appear to disagree on this point.
> Andrew Criddle
It is my understanding that Scribe A wrote Revelation but Scribe D wrote the
first five verses and rewrote pages where Scribe A made mistakes. This
would have been the original 4th century fellers.