Selection of Ancient Manuscripts of the New Testament

MANUSCRIPT
LOCATION AND
DATE OF FIND
CURRENT LOCATION
CONTENT
DATE OF
COMPOSITION
LINK TO PHOTO
P52
Papyrus No. 52
Egyptacquired in 1920
by Bernard P. Grenfell
Manchester
John Rylands Library
Gospel of John 18:31–33
(recto=front)Gospel of John 18:37–38
(verso=back)
ca. AD 120Papyrus 52
P46
Papyrus No. 46
Chester Beatty II
Egypt
Cemetary near Aphroditopolis
in Jarsacquired in 1930
by Chester Beatty
Dublin
Chester Beatty Library
Large part of Paul’s epistles
and the Letter to the Hebrews
ca. AD 200Papyrus 46
P66
Papyrus No. 66
Bodmer II
Egypt
in the desert sandsacquired in 1956
by Martin Bodmer
Coligny
(a suburb of Geneva)
Fondation Martin Bodmer—
World Literature Library
Complete Gospel
of John
ca. AD 200Papyrus 66
Codex Sinaiticus
Codex No. 01
Codex א
Egypt
Monastery of Saint Catherine, Mount Sinai
in the rubbish bindiscovered in 1844
by Constantine Tischendorf
London
British Library
Complete New Testament4th centuryCodex Sinaiticus,
Project Codex Sinaiticus
Codex Vaticanus
Codex No. 03
Codex B
Italy
Vatican Library1457 first recorded
in catalogue
Rome
Vatican Library
Complete New Testament
up to Hebrews 9:14
4th centuryCodex Vaticanus

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