Category: Bible

Codex SanGallensis 1395

Codex Sangallensis 1395 has been dated to the 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th centuries AD [1]. It is currently being held at the Abbey library of Saint Gall, from where it takes its name. It is mentioned by “Scherrer Gustav, Verzeichniss der… Continue Reading “Codex SanGallensis 1395”

Codex Sangallensis 70

Codex Sangallensis 70 has been dated to the 8th century AD [1]. It is currently being held at the Abbey library of Saint Gall, from where it takes its name. It is first mentioned by “Scherrer Gustav, Verzeichniss der Handschriften der Stiftsbibliothek von St.… Continue Reading “Codex Sangallensis 70”

Codex Sangallensis 2

Codex Sangallensis 2 has been dated to the 8th century AD [1]. It is currently being held at the Abbey library of Saint Gall, from where it takes its name. It was mentioned by “Scherrer Gustav, index of the manuscripts of the Abbey Library… Continue Reading “Codex Sangallensis 2”

Codex Sangallensis 907

Codex Sangallensis 907 has been dated to the 8th century AD [1]. It is currently being held at the Abbey library of Saint Gall, from where it takes its name. It was first examined in the second half of the 19th century by Gustav… Continue Reading “Codex Sangallensis 907”

Codex Legionensis

“…there is not any historical reference about when this bible became property of San Isidoro de León…” [2] Codex Legionensis (aka Codex Gothicus Legionensis [1, p95] or Codex Biblicus Legionensis [2]) has been dated to the 10th century, specifically 960 AD [1, p95], [2].… Continue Reading “Codex Legionensis”

The Masoretic Text

“Most Jews and Protestants consider the Masoretic Text the authoritative Hebrew Bible (Protestants call it the Old Testament).” [1] The Masoretic Text is commonly believed to have been written between the 7th and 10th centuries AD. The oldest surviving copies of this text have… Continue Reading “The Masoretic Text”

Codex Cavensis

“…perhaps the finest manuscript ever penned by a Spanish scribe.” – E. A. Lowe [3, p325] The Codex Cavensis (aka La Cava Bible, or Biblia de Danila [5, p255) is a Spanish manuscript that has been dated to the late 8th/9th century [1, p537],… Continue Reading “Codex Cavensis”

Codex Fuldensis

The Codex Fuldensis (Victor Codex) is currently being held at the Hochschul- und Landesbibliothek Fulda as Bonifatianus 1 [2, p256]. It’s dated by its colophon to the mid-6th century (542-6) AD when Victor, Bishop of Capua, is believed to have overseen its construction [1,… Continue Reading “Codex Fuldensis”

Biblical Texts

This article contains a collection of links to other articles which explore a wide range of Biblical texts. Right now, the links are primarily about New Testament texts. “A.O.” is an abbreviation for “appears out of obscurity”. New Testament Lectionaries New Testament Papyri –… Continue Reading “Biblical Texts”

The Sources for Biblical Publications

The majority of Bibles today are based on an incredibly small number of sources. The sources are: 1 – Jerome’s Latin Vulgate, which began to surface out of obscurity in the 15th century. 2 – The Codex Vaticanus which surfaced out of obscurity at… Continue Reading “The Sources for Biblical Publications”

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