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Re: [textualcriticism] Corrector to Sinaiticus

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  • Jack Kilmon
    ... From: sarban To: Sent: Friday, February 04, 2005 12:57 PM Subject: Re: [textualcriticism]
    Message 1 of 9 , Feb 4, 2005
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "sarban" <sarban@...>
      To: <textualcriticism@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Friday, February 04, 2005 12:57 PM
      Subject: Re: [textualcriticism] Corrector to Sinaiticus


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      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "Jack Kilmon" <jkilmon@...>
      > To: <textualcriticism@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Friday, February 04, 2005 1:03 PM
      > Subject: Re: [textualcriticism] Corrector to Sinaiticus
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      >> Tischendorf thought there were 4 scribes but Milne and Skeat identified
      >> 3,
      >> all contemporaries of the same scribal school., only one of which is a
      > good
      >> 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
      > the
      >> 12th century. The most extensive corrections were made in the 7th
      >> century
      >> but these were groups of correctors called alpha c.a and alpha c.b and
      > alpha
      >> 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.

      Jack
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