Two such distigmai can be seen in the left margin of the first column (top image). The Codex Vaticanus (The Vatican, Bibl. 1209; Gregory-Aland no. [37], In 1843 Tischendorf was permitted to make a facsimile of a few verses,[n 4] in 1844 Eduard de Muralt saw it,[109] and in 1845 S. P. Tregelles was allowed to observe several points which Muralt had overlooked. This order differs from that followed in Codex Alexandrinus. Codex Vaticanus, also known as “B,” was found in the Vatican library. [5] This changed in the 19th century when transcriptions of the full codex were completed. (CODEX B), a Greek manuscript, the most important of all the manuscripts of Holy Scripture.It is so called because it belongs to the Vatican Library (Codex Vaticanus, 1209).. The name of the codex comes from the place where it is kept. We deabbreviated it in the same way as the codex sinaiticus was deabbreviated. Arguably one of the most important translations of the Bible, and one of the oldest, this book, supposedly written in the fourth century AD, contains most of the books of the Greek Bible, with a few exceptions. The distigme of two codices indicate a variant of the Western manuscripts, which placed 1 Cor 14:34–35 after 1 Cor 14:40 (manuscripts: Claromontanus, Augiensis, Boernerianus, 88, itd, g, and some manuscripts of Vulgate). Together with Codex Alexandrinus and Codex Vaticanus it represents one of our most significant links back to the early Church and its origins. [3] In the Gospels of Luke and John, it has been found to agree very closely with the text of Bodmer 75, which has been dated to the beginning of the 3rd century and hence is at least 100 years older than the Codex Vaticanus itself. Vat., Vat. "[67] A connection with Egypt is also indicated, according to Kenyon, by the order of the Pauline epistles and by the fact that, as in the Codex Alexandrinus, the titles of some of the books contain letters of a distinctively Coptic character, particularly the Coptic mu, used not only in titles but frequently at the ends of lines where space has to be economized. Cure, continued Alford's work. All lacunae of the Codex were supplemented. Vaticanus is named after its place of conservation in the Vatican Library. [38] There are two system divisions in the Acts and the Catholic Epistles that differ from the Euthalian Apparatus. [80] He pointed on several places where these distigmai were used: at the ending of the Gospel of Mark, 1 Thess 2:14; 5:28; Heb 4:16; 8:1. Codex Vaticanus is regarded as "the oldest extant copy of the Bible" The text of the New Testament lacks several passages Kenyon suggested that the manuscript originated in Alexandria In the catalog from 1481 it was described as a "Biblia in tribus columnis ex membranis in rubeo" (three-column vellum Bible). [8] Codex Vaticanus was regarded as "the oldest extant copy of the Bible" before the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls. C. R. Gregory, "Canon and Text of the New Testament" (1907), pp. This is the Old Testament according to the Codex Vaticanus. [11] Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. (CODEX B), a Greek manuscript, the most important of all the manuscripts of Holy Scripture.It is so called because it belongs to the Vatican Library ( Codex Vaticanus, 1209 ). [91] Bentley was stirred by Mill's claim of 30,000 variants in the New Testament and he wanted to reconstruct the text of the New Testament in its early form. IT was always hard, historically to accept the validity of Vaticanus, when its sponsor (the inquisition) was busy hauling innocent off to dungeons and forcing them to confess to nonexistent crimes. [107] The number of errors was extraordinarily high, and also no attention was paid to distinguish readings of the first hand versus correctors. There are no enlarged initials; no stops or accents; no divisions into chapters or sections such as are found in later manuscripts.[42]. It came to Italy – probably from Constantinople – after the Council of Florence (1438–1445). And the queen of all the codices is Codex Vaticanus. [3][38] According to Tischendorf, one of the scribes is identical to (and may have been) one of the scribes of the Codex Sinaiticus (scribe D),[74][75][76] but there is insufficient evidence for his assertion. In the 19th century, Bible scholars studying the Codex Vaticanus realized the texts differed significantly from the Latin Vulgate ('Textus Receptus'). "A Lecture on the Historic Evidence of the Authorship and Transmission of the Books of the New Testament", Codex Vaticanus B Greek Old & New Testaments Magnificent Color Facsimile, Center for the Study of NT Manuscripts. The manuscript is one of the very few New Testament manuscripts to be written with three columns per page. The Codex Vaticanus, like the Codex Sinaiticus, is available on-line: ... Then you guess which of those forty some sheets contains 20:17 and start – attempting – to read and locate the verse of interest. [115] Burgon was a defender of the Traditional Text and for him Codex Vaticanus, as well as codices Sinaiticus and Bezae, were the most corrupt documents extant. 1209) Description of Codex Vaticanus from Wikipedia: Codex Vaticanus is one of the oldest extant manuscripts of the Greek Bible (Old and New Testament). Erasmus in his. The pages of ancient codices were square or nearly square, with pages divided into vertical columns of text. [108] An improved edition was published in 1859, which became the source of Bultmann's 1860 NT. The Codex Vaticanus, (also known as The Vatican, Bibl. The Vatican Library was opened for three hours a day. Gr. The text of the Gospels is not divided according to the Ammonian Sections with a references to the Eusebian Canons, but divided into peculiar numbered sections: Matthew has 170, Mark 61, Luke 152, and John 80. We deabbreviated it in the same way as the codex sinaiticus was deabbreviated. nor even thoroughly collated (!! Codex Vaticanus Graecus 2061, usually known as Uncial 048 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), α1 (), is a Greek uncial manuscript on parchment. Written in Greek, this codex takes its name after the Vatican Library where it has been conserved since the 15th century. 0 Ratings 0 Want to read; 0 Currently reading; 0 Have read; This edition published in 1972 by Akadem. Unfortunately, the text of the collation was irreconcilable with Codex Alexandrinus and he abandoned the project. B oder 03 nach Gregory-Aland, δ 1 von Soden) ist eine Pergamenthandschrift mit dem fast vollständigen Text des Alten und Neuen Testaments in griechischer Sprache. [113] It (...) "is so jealously guarded by the Papal authorities that ordinary visitors see nothing of it but the red Morocco binding". In 1844, 43 leaves of a 4th-century biblical codex (a collection of single pages bound together along one side) were discovered at St. Catherine’s Monastery at the foot of Mount Sinai (hence the 1 Part 3. [7] It was extensively used by Westcott and Hort in their edition of The New Testament in the Original Greek in 1881. Codex Vaticanus Graecus 2061, usually known as Uncial 048 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), α1 (), is a Greek uncial manuscript on parchment. Pastor Steve Waldron, New Life of Albany - Albany, Gahttp://newlifeofalbany.com/ The same distigmai were observed in Codex Fuldensis, especially in the section containing 1 Cor 14:34–35. [2] in John 1:1-8:38, Codex Sinaiticus is in closer agreement with Codex Bezae in support of a Western text-type. 1209, written in the fourth century) is considered to be the oldest extant copy of the Bible, and is, along with the Codex Sinaiticus, one of the two main witnesses supporting modern Greek texts and English translations. In the poetical books of the Old Testament (OT) there are only two columns to a page. [10] Codex Vaticanus 3738 A - Kindle edition by Anonymous. The text of the New Testament lacks several passages: The manuscript is in quarto volume, arranged in quires of five sheets or ten leaves each, similar to the Codex Marchalianus or Codex Rossanensis; but unlike the Codex Sinaiticus which has an arrangement of four or three sheets. Le Codex Vaticanus (Vat. The Greek Codex Vaticanus of the New Testament. [118] For some reason which does not clearly appear, the authorities of the Vatican Library put continual obstacles in the way of all who wished to study it in detail. 1209; no. Codex Vaticanus NT. [5] John Mill wrote in his Prolegomena (1707): "in Occidentalium gratiam a Latino scriba exaratum" (written by a Latin scribe for the western world). [37] Currently, the Old Testament consists of 617 sheets and the New Testament of 142 sheets. El Codex Vaticanus (Bibl. [84][85], On page 1512, next to Hebrews 1:3, the text contains an interesting marginal note, "Fool and knave, leave the old reading and do not change it!" 1209; no. 34–36. B or 03 Gregory-Aland, δ 1 von Soden), is one of the oldest extant manuscripts of the Greek Bible (Old and New Testament), one of the four great uncial codices. Vaticanus is named after its place of conservation in the Vatican Library. [8], According to the commonly accepted opinion of the textual critics, it is the most important witness of the text of the Gospels, in the Acts and Catholic epistles, with a stature equal to Codex Sinaiticus,[124] although in the Pauline epistles it includes Western readings and the value of the text is somewhat less than the Codex Sinaiticus. 1209; no. See F. H. A. Scrivener. [81] He suggested that distigmai indicate lines where another textual variant was known to the person who wrote the umlauts. "The Codex Vaticanus (The Vatican, Bibl. It contains Matthew–2 Thessalonians, Hebrews 1.1–9.13, James–Jude. gr. "[110], "They would not let me open it without searching my pockets, and depriving me of pen, ink, and paper; and at the same time two prelati kept me in constant conversation in Latin, and if I looked at a passage too long, they would snatch the book out of my hand".[111]. In April of this year, KoineGreek.com released the world's first handheld (5" x 8") pseudo-facsimile of an ancient New Testament manuscript with chapter and verse references in the margins. It is comprised of 759 leaves and has almost all of the Old and New Testaments. Vatican actions have usually spoken louder than its manuscripts. The Greek is written continuously in small neat writing; all the letters are equidistant from each other; no word is separated from the other; each line appears to be one long word. Not until much later would scholars realise it conformed to a text that differed from both the Vulgate and the Textus Receptus – a text that could also be found in other known early Greek manuscripts, such as the Codex Regius (L), housed in the French Royal Library (now Bibliothèque nationale de France). The section shown is the very beginning of Jude: At any rate, Revelation 1: 8 is no longer extant as part of the original Codex Vaticanus … [97] The reading Ισραηλ could be found in the codex 130, housed at the Vatican Library, under shelf number Vat. [93], A further collation was made by Andrew Birch, who in 1798 in Copenhagen edited some textual variants of the Acts of the Apostles and the Epistles,[94] in 1800 for the Book of Revelation,[95] in 1801 for the Gospels. The Codex Vaticanus, so called because it is the most famous manuscript in the possession of the Vatican library, is generally believed to be from the fourth century, and is thought to be the oldest (nearly) complete copy of the Greek Bible in existence. B or 03 Gregory-Aland, δ 1 von Soden), is one of the oldest extant manuscripts of the Greek Bible (Old and New Testament), one of the four great uncial codices. [1] The Codex is named after its place of conservation in the Vatican Library, where it has been kept since at least the 15th century. [2] [70] The similarity of the text with the papyri and Coptic version (including some letter formation), parallels with Athanasius' canon of 367 suggest an Egyptian or Alexandrian origin. [12], The extant New Testament of the Vaticanus contains the Gospels, Acts, the General Epistles, the Pauline Epistles, and the Epistle to the Hebrews (up to Hebrews 9:14, καθα[ριει); it is lacking 1 and 2 Timothy, Titus, Philemon, and Revelation. Historical Significance: The Codex Vaticanus B (Vat. Codex 01 reads sabbatw which seems most likely oriented with the reading in 03. From the cover: Biblorum Sacrorum Graecus Codex Vaticanus under the auspice of PIO IX Pontifice Maximo. [1] It was at that point that scholars realised the text differed significantly from the Textus Receptus. The codex is written in three columns per page, with 40–44 lines per page, and 16–18 letters per line. The facsimile reproduces the very form of the pages of the original manuscript, complete with the distinctive individual shape of each page, including holes in the vellum. [104][105], Cardinal Angelo Mai prepared the first typographical facsimile edition between 1828 and 1838, which did not appear until 1857, three years after his death, and which was considered unsatisfactory. Tregelles left Rome after five months without accomplishing his object. Codex Sinaiticus, the earliest known manuscript of the Christian Bible, compiled in the 4th century ce. Aland, Kurt; Barbara Aland (1995). Here is a copy of the Old Testament in Greek (LXX). In 1862, secretary of Alford, Mr. Handwritten well over 1600 years ago, the manuscript contains the Christian Bible in Greek, including the oldest complete copy of the New Testament. Therefore, he required a collation from Vaticanus. PDF. "Our Bible and the Ancient Manuscripts (4th ed. B or 03 Gregory-Aland, δ 1 von Soden) is one of the oldest copies of the Bible, one of the four great uncial codices. This omission is supported by the manuscripts, This page was last edited on 4 January 2021, at 03:43. [38] There are no enlarged initials, no divisions into chapters or sections such as are found in later manuscripts, but a different system of division peculiar to this manuscript. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. He still believed the first half of Matthew represented the Western text-type. T. C. Skeat, "The Codex Sinaiticus, the Codex Vaticanus and Constantine", JTS 50 (1999), pp. The Codex Vaticanus (The Vatican, Bibl. The number of the quires is often found in the margin. We added missing trailing ns where indicated or appropriate and missing ns in terminations such as ontej. It also strongly suggests that it may have been copied in Egypt. [37][n 5] In 1867 Tischendorf published the text of the New Testament of the codex on the basis of Mai's edition. [108] In 1889–1890 a photographic facsimile of the entire manuscript was made and published by Cozza-Luzi, in three volumes. The Codex Vaticanus, which belongs to the Vatican library. ).”[112] Scrivener in 1861 commented: "Codex Vaticanus 1209 is probably the oldest large vellum manuscript in existence, and is the glory of the great Vatican Library in Rome. Paul Canart, "Notice paléographique et codicologique", in P. Andrist (ed.). [80] The meaning of these distigmai was recognized in 1995 by Philip Payne. Codex Vaticanus is regarded as the oldest extant manuscript of the Greek Bible dated to 325-350 AD. In this way, you can round out your experience of reading the text as it would have been written in ancient times by hearing the text as it sounded in ancient times . This codex is a quarto volume written in uncial letters of the fourth century, on folios of fine parchment bound in quinterns. gr. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. The parchment is fine and thin. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company. and read sabbaton such as MSS 618, 910, and 2464 which is known for common phonetic errors. PDF. The original Codex Vaticanus dates back to about the 4th century. In the Old Testament, the type of text varies, with a received text in Ezekiel and a rejected one in the Book of Isaiah. The word codex refers to these manuscripts being handwritten in codex or book form rather than on a scroll. 3) Codex Vaticanus (Vatican Library, Vat, Gr. [7], The lettering in the Codex is small and neat, without ornamentation or capitals. [64] Robinson counters the argument by suggesting that this system of chapter divisions was introduced into the Vulgate by Jerome himself, as a result of his studies at Caesarea. p. 109. [38] In Judges, the text differs substantially from that of the majority of manuscripts, but agrees with the Old Latin and Sahidic version and Cyril of Alexandria. [72] Tischendorf's view was accepted by Frederic G. Kenyon, but contested by T. C. Skeat, who examined the codex more thoroughly. 343–344. Dr. DeJong says of this note in Erasmus annotations: “The manuscript to which Eramus refers at the end of this passage is the Codex Vaticanus…designated B, Erasmus regarded the text of this codex as…inferior.” In his textual work from 1519 to 1535 Paul Bombasius and Sepulveda would provide Erasmus some 650 readings from the Vaticanus. 1209; no. A typographical facsimile appeared between 1868 and 1872. The actual size of the pages is 27 cm by 27 cm;[3] although the original was bigger. He often saw the Codex, but "it was under such restrictions that it was impossible to do more than examine particular readings. So I suppose by repeating only one of Bolton’s amateurish mistakes, BAR is making progress. After Hebrews 9.13, the document is written in much later minuscule hand. A notable example of an agreement between the Sinaiticus and Vaticanus 583–625. This page was last modified on 26 October 2020, at 23:18. To these legitimate sources of deep interest must be added the almost romantic curiosity which has been excited by the jealous watchfulness of its official guardians, with whom an honest zeal for its safe preservation seems to have now degenerated into a species of capricious wilfulness, and who have shewn a strange incapacity for making themselves the proper use of a treasure they scarcely permit others more than to gaze upon". Vat., Vat. gr. Jahrhundert in Unzialen (Majuskelschrift) geschrieben. [38][39] gr. K. Aland & B. Aland, Text of the New Testament, pp. There was no detailed examination of the manuscript's characteristics. Verlagsanstalt in Graz, Austria. [6], Most current scholars consider the Codex Vaticanus to be one of the most important Greek witnesses to the Greek text of the New Testament,[3] followed by the Codex Sinaiticus. gr. Codex Vaticanus is an important fourth century majuscule manuscript. It contains Matthew–2 Thessalonians, Hebrews 1.1–9.13, James–Jude. Codex Sinaiticus is one of the most important books in the world. book. gr. This is the Old Testament according to the Codex Vaticanus. It was heavily used by Westcott and Hort in their edition, The New Testament in the Original Greek (1881). It is called so because it is conserved in the Vatican Library. [91] Another collation was made in 1720 for Bentley by Mico, revised by Rulotta, although not published until 1799. [1] The Codex is named after its place of conservation in the Vatican Library, where it has been kept since at least the 15th century. Here is an example of the Vaticanus uncial script , which is quite delightful in comparison. B or 03 Gregory-Aland, δ 1 von Soden ), is one of the oldest extant manuscripts of the Greek Bible (Old and New Testament), one of the four great uncial codices. [119] It was the "most perfect edition of the manuscript which had yet appeared". (CODEX B), a Greek manuscript, the most important of all the manuscripts of Holy Scripture.It is so called because it belongs to the Vatican Library (Codex Vaticanus, 1209).. New York – Oxford: Oxford University Press. Vaticanus is named after its place of conservation in the Vatican Library. [3] Possibly some apocryphal books from the New Testament were included at the end (as in codices Sinaiticus and Alexandrinus),[3] as it is also possible that Revelation was not included.[13][14]. [37] There are plenty of the itacistic faults, especially the exchange of ει for ι and αι for ε. This is also called the Septuagint. In the Acts these sections are 36 (the same system as Codex Sinaiticus, Codex Amiatinus, and Codex Fuldensis) and according to the other system 69 sections. [69] T. C. Skeat, a paleographer at the British Museum, first argued that Codex Vaticanus was among the 50 Bibles that the Emperor Constantine I ordered Eusebius of Caesarea to produce. [38], The provenance and early history of the codex is uncertain;[3] Rome (Hort), southern Italy, Alexandria (Kenyon,[62] Burkitt[63]), and Caesarea (T. C. Skeat) have been suggested as the origin. Codex Vaticanus is one of the most important manuscripts for the text of the Septuagint and Greek New Testament, it is a leading member of the Alexandrian text-type. According to Tischendorf the manuscript was written by three scribes (A, B, C), two of whom appear to have written the Old Testament and one the entire New Testament. Vat., Vat. 1209; no. It is a leading example of the Alexandrian text-type. Codex Sinaiticus is one of the most important books in the world. book. El Codex Vaticanus (Bibl. Historical Significance: The Codex Vaticanus B (Vat. In 1521, Bombasius was consulted by Erasmus as to whether the Codex Vaticanus contained the Comma Johanneum, and Bombasius supplied a transcript of 1 John 4:1–3 and 1 John 5:7–11 to show that it did not. [101], Griesbach produced a list of nine manuscripts which were to be assigned to the Alexandrian text: C, L, K, 1, 13, 33, 69, 106, and 118. Payne discovered the first distigme while studying the section 1 Cor 14.34–35 of the codex. Codex Vaticanus Oldest Bible: Codex Vaticanus is regarded as the oldest extant manuscript of the Greek Bible dated to 325-350 AD. The Codex Vaticanus (The Vatican, Bibl. 1. [88][89][90], In the 16th century Western scholars became aware of the manuscript as a consequence of the correspondence between Erasmus and the prefects of the Vatican Library, successively Paulus Bombasius, and Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda. [67] According to Metzger, "the similarity of its text in significant portions of both Testaments with the Coptic versions and with Greek papyri, and the style of writing (notably the Coptic forms used in some of the titles) point rather to Egypt and Alexandria".[38]. [103], In 1809 Napoleon brought the manuscript as a victory trophy to Paris, but in 1815 it was returned to the Vatican Library. Back in 2008, a BBC report by Roger Bolton spread the erroneous claim that Codex Sinaiticus read “angry” in Mark 1:41 — and Bolton also described the verse as part of an encounter between Jesus and a blind man, instead of a leper. He received a special order from Cardinal Antonelli "per verificare", to verify passages, but this license was interpreted by the librarian to mean that he was to see the book, but not to use it. Codex Vaticanus, The Vaticanus Bible (KoineGreek.com Books), Old Testament Greek (LXX) Text Codex Vaticanus, "An Introduction to New Testament Textual Criticism", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Codex_Vaticanus&oldid=998165990, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles containing potentially dated statements from 2015, All articles containing potentially dated statements, Articles with German-language sources (de), Wikipedia articles with SUDOC identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WorldCat-LCCN identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Matthew 5:44 – εὐλογεῖτε τοὺς καταρωμένους ὑμᾶς, καλῶς ποιεῖτε τοῖς μισοῦσιν ὑμᾶς (, Matthew 10:37b – καὶ ὁ φιλῶν υἱὸν ἢ θυγατέρα ὑπὲρ ἐμὲ οὐκ ἔστιν μου ἄξιος (, Matthew 20:23 – καὶ τὸ βάπτισμα ὂ ἐγὼ βαπτίζομαι βαπτισθήσεσθε (, Mark 10:7 – καὶ προσκολληθήσεται πρὸς τὴν γυναῖκα αὐτοῦ (, Mark 10:19 – μη αποστερησης omitted (as in codices, Luke 9:55–56 – και ειπεν, Ουκ οιδατε ποιου πνευματος εστε υμεις; ο γαρ υιος του ανθρωπου ουκ ηλθεν ψυχας ανθρωπων απολεσαι αλλα σωσαι (, Luke 11:4 – αλλα ρυσαι ημας απο του πονηρου (, Luke 23:34 – "And Jesus said: Father forgive them, they know not what they do." gr. Handwritten well over 1600 years ago, the manuscript contains the Christian Bible in Greek, including the oldest complete copy of the New Testament. H.J.M. [14][38] Unfortunately the manuscript is not complete. )[100] until the discovery of Codex Sinaiticus (designated by ℵ). Vat., Vat. gr. After Hebrews 9.13, the document is written in much later minuscule hand. Andrew Birch reproached Mill and Wettstein, that they falso citatur Vaticanus (cite Vaticanus incorrectly), and gave as an example Luke 2:38 – Ισραηλ [Israel] instead of Ιερουσαλημ [Jerusalem]. gr. B oder 03 nach Gregory-Aland, δ 1 von Soden) ist eine Pergamenthandschrift mit dem fast vollständigen Text des Alten und Neuen Testaments in griechischer Sprache.Sie wurde im 4. During that time, in Paris, German scholar Johann Leonhard Hug (1765–1846) saw it. [62] Many of them were false. In 1844, 43 leaves of a 4th-century biblical codex (a collection of single pages bound together along one side) were discovered at St. Catherine’s Monastery at the foot of Mount Sinai (hence the 1209; no. Hug examined it, together with other worthy treasures of the Vatican, but he did not perceive the need of a new and full collation. One argument to support this, is that Sinaiticus already has the, at that time, very new Eusebian Canon tables, but Vaticanus does not. Handheld Book (5" x 8") print pseudo-facsimile (2020 adaptation with one column per page of 1868 edition), 4th-century handwritten Bible manuscript in Greek. 3773 (CODEX VATICANUS B) AN Old Testament Greek (LXX) – Codex Vaticanus Vol. This is purported to demonstrate (by recourse to a postulated earlier exemplar from which both P75 and B descend) that the Codex Vaticanus accurately reproduces an earlier text from these two biblical books, which reinforces the reputation the codex held amongst Biblical scholars. Vat., Vat. , Differences between codices Sinaiticus and Vaticanus, La Parola di Dio Alle Origini della Chiesa, Six Lectures on the Text of the New Testament and the Ancient Manuscripts, Bibliorum Sacrorum Graecus Codex Vaticanus, The Originality of Text-Critical Symbols in Codex Vaticanus, Codex Vaticanus B: Les points diacritiques des marges de Marc, Center for the Study of NT Manuscripts. It has an additional Prolegomena volume with gold and silver impressions of 74 pages. [1] It is named as one of the four great uncial codices.The Codex is named for the residence in the Vatican Library where it has been stored since the 15th century. Le Codex Vaticanus (Vat. The Text of the New Testament: An Introduction to the Critical Editions and to the Theory and Practice of Modern Textual Criticism, trans. This is also called the Septuagint. For most of the New Testament, Codex Sinaiticus is in general agreement with Codex Vaticanus and Codex Ephraemi Rescriptus, attesting an Alexandrian text-type, but in John 1:1-8:38, Codex Sinaiticus is in closer agreement with Codex Bezae in support of a Western text-type. Codex Vaticanus is an important fourth century majuscule manuscript. Codex Vaticanus, Old Testament Greek (LXX) Text Codex Vaticanus, Codex Vaticanus at the Encyclopedia of Textual Criticism, Sinaiticus.Net - Exposing Codex Sinaiticus, 191 Variations in Scrivener’s 1881 Greek New Testament from Beza's 1598 Textus Receptus, List of Bible verses not included in the ESV, Revelation 16:5 and the Triadic Declaration - A defense of the reading of “shalt be” in the Authorized Version, http://textus-receptus.com/wiki/Codex_Vaticanus. 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