Vaticanus Links

The Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts has links to digital photographs of an 1868 “pseudofacsimili” (I’m not sure what that means!*–but the photos are pretty good).  See the description here.

*It looks to me like they created a typeset in imitation of the handwritten codex and then printed the book–how tedious would that be?  The letters appear too regular to be handwritten.  On the page that includes the beginning of Hebrews, the famous marginal note of one scribe berating the other, is missing.  (See W. Willker for a photograph of the actual manuscript here.)

Matthew 5:1 is on this page here.

The page that has the end of II Thessalonians and the beginning of Hebrews (1:1-2:2) is here.


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