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Gospel of John – Fragment

Parchment · 2 leaves · 850 – 900 CE
Alexandria, Patriarchal Library, Cod. 56 (olim 81; 949; 74)
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The beginning of the parchment Cod. 56 (according to the most recent inventory) of the Patriarchal library of Alexandria has two paper and two parchment flyleaves. The parchment folios provide pericopes of the Gospel of John in Greek. The paper leaves are blank.

The text of the Gospel is written in a majuscule script, in two columns of 17-18 lines. Some standard abbreviations and phonetic symbols appear throughout the text.

Description: At the beginning of the Cod. 56 & at the end of the same Cod. (additional information and documentary material)

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