Christian Literary

Links to Useful Websites

Complete List of New Testament Papyri

NT Papyri and Codices

Interpreting Ancient Manuscripts Website

Evangelical Textual Criticism Blog

The Encyclopedia of New Testament Textual Criticism

Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts

TC: A Journal of Biblical Textual Criticism

Papyri from the Gospel of John

Institut für Neutestamentliche Textforschung (INTF)

Ancient Manuscripts

Codex Sinaiticus Webpage

Codex Vaticanus


          NT Paleography/Dating NT Manuscripts

K. Aland, Der Text des Neuen Testaments (1982); trans. The Text of the New Testament (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1987)

D. C. Parker, Codex Bezae (Oxford: Oxford University, 1992)

P. Canart, Paloegrafia e Codicologia Greca (Rome: Città del Vaticano, 1991).

G. Cavallo, Ricerche sulla maiuscola biblica (1967)

G. Cavallo and H. Maehler, Greek Bookhands of the Early Byzantine Period (1987)

J. Finegan, Encountering New Testament Manuscripts (1974)

W. H. P. Hatch, The Principal Uncial Manuscripts of the New Testament (1939)

B. M. Metzger, Manuscripts of the Greek Bible (1981)

H. J. M. Milne & T.C. Skeat, Scribes and Correctors of the Codex Sinaiticus (1938)

C.H. Roberts, Greek Literary Hands (1956)

C.H. Roberts, Manuscript, Society and Belief in Early Christian Egypt (1979)

E.G. Turner, Greek Manuscripts of the Ancient World (1987)

G. Zuntz, The Text of the Epistles (1956): on P46

          Christian Papyri/Manuscripts General

K. Aland, Repertorium der Griechische Christlichen Papyri I (Berlin: De Gruyter, 1975).

K. Aland, Kurzgefasste Liste der Griechischen Handschriften des Neuen Testaments (Berlin: De Gruyter, 1994).

R. Bagnall, Early Christian Books in Egypt (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2009).

P. W. Comfort and D. P. Barret, The Text of the Earliest Greek New Testament Manuscripts (Wheaton, ILL.; Tyndale House, 2001). Make sure to purchase the 2001 or later edition. Includes information up to P115.

J. K. Elliott, A Bibliography of Greek New Testament Manuscripts (2nd ed.; Society for New Testament Studies, Monograph Series, 62; Cambridge University Press, 1989). Includes information up to P115 as well as the uncials and lectionaries.

L. Hurtado, The Earliest Christian Artifacts (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007).

D. Jongkind, Scribal Habits of Codex Sinaiticus (Piscataway, NJ: Georgias, 2007).

B. M. Metzger and B. H. Ehrman, The Text of the New Testament (4th ed.; Oxford, 2005).

J. Royse, Scribal Habits in Early Greek New Testament Papyri (Leiden: Brill, 2008).

R. Swanson, New Testament Greek Manuscripts (Atlanta: SBL Press). Multiple Volumes.  Uses Codex Vaticanus as a base text.


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