The Codex Bezae Cantabrigiensis is so called because at one time it belonged to Theodore Beza, who in gave it to the University of Cambridge (Latin. Codex Bezae. Greco-Roman manuscript. Alternative Title: Codex Bezae Cantabrigiensis. Written By: The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica. THIS IS A. Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only.

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Its Transmission, Corruption and Restoration 4 ed. The only book that is complete is the Gospel of Luke, since there are pages missing from all the others. Retrieved from ” https: In the gospels, its peculiarities are often locutions more Sem.

Kipling was the first to present the text in full. It contains, in both Greek and Latinmost of the four Gospels and Actswith a small fragment of 3 John. Hence, D has grown in interest with modern advances.

Institute for New Testament Textual Research. The codex is a Greek and Latin diglot, the Greek text being on the left hand page and the Latin on the right. But seek ye to increase from the least, and not from the greater to become the lesser.

Greek was the language of the region, and of most of the later annotators. Its place of origin has caused much debate and is still not quite settled. Secondly, it provides a strikingly different form of text to that preserved in almost every other manuscript, and to the printed Greek text and the translations derived from it.


In the first place, as a bilingual manuscript, with a Greek text and a Latin version on facing pages, it provides a valuable insight into the reception of codeex Gospels and Acts in the western Christian tradition.

The manuscript demonstrates the latitude in the manuscript tradition that could still be found in the 5th and 6th centuries, the date of this codex.

Codex Bezae

Codex Bezae Cantabrigiensis contains some extraordinary readings. You must enable JavaScript to view the search results. The other manuscripts have:.

Geburtstag von Heinrich Greevened. Gospels and Acts of Apostles.

Codex Bezae Cantabrigiensis

beaze Scrivener, Bezae Codex Cantabrigiensis: The Codex Bezae Codx is so called because at one time it belonged to Theodore Bezawho in gave it to the University of Cambridge Latin Cantabrigiawhere it is now kept. In general the Greek text is treated as an unreliable witness, and rightly so; but its very peculiarity, which suggests that it descended from an early offshoot of the manuscript tradition, makes it cantabrigiensiw important corroborating witness wherever it agrees with other early manuscripts.

There are lacunae from John 1: This would often be earlier than the form of other texts more polished in their Gr. A sample of the Greek text from the Codex Bezae. It contains only the four Gospels and the Acts, with some gaps from loss and mutilation of its pages. It was closely guarded for many centuries in the monastic library of St Irenaeus at Lyon.

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Hebrew Gospel of Matthew 2nd ed. Retrieved April 8, Retrieved July 22, New York — Oxford: Written one column per page, the codex contains extant parchment leaves from perhaps an original measuring 26 x Both did bfzae editions of the Greek Testament, but they both did their work carelessly. If you like our 14, Articles library, you’ll love our Courses tailor-made for all stages of church life:.