Gospel of Luke – Overview

Contents

Range Description

There are 1889 variants and 3330 readings for this range of text.

Witnesses

The 38 witnesses considered for Luke ordered by number of citations follow:

Witness Explicit Citations
Codex Bezae (D/05) 1533
Codex Sinaiticus (א/01) 950
Family 13 (f13) 916
Codex Washingtonianus (W/032) 914
Codex Coridethianus (Θ/038) 909
Codex Vaticanus (B/03) 905
Codex Regius (L/01) 879
Codex Athous Laurensis (Ψ/044) 872
Codex Alexandrinus (A/02) 858
Family 1 (f1) 835
Majority Text (m) 806
Vetus Latina (it) 689
33 655
P75 601
Peshitta (psh) 446
Codex Ephraemi (C) 415
Sinaitic Syriac (sys) 375
Sahidic Coptic (sa) 319
Curetonian Syriac (syc) 311
Codex Zacynthius (Ξ/040) 252
P45 213
070 199
Codex Borgianus (T/029) 77
Origen (Or) 66
Irenaeus (Ir) 54
P4 51
Clement of Alexandria (Cl) 48
Marcion according to Tertullian (McionT) 44
0102 38
Eusebius (Eus) 35
0130 27
Epiphanius (Ephiph) 27
0115 19
Marcion according to Ephiphanius (McionE) 19
0181 15
P3 15
0171 11
P69 5

Principal Component Analysis

Here is an animated PCA biplot mapping manuscripts and other witnesses (color-coded by date) and readings (blue) against the first three principal components:

PCA Biplot Luke

The amount of variation accounted for by the first three components is:

Component Standard Deviation Proportion of Variance Cumulative Proportion
PC1 2.1829 0.1254 0.1254
PC2 1.70284 0.07631 0.20171
PC3 1.43555 0.05423 0.25594

Multidimensional Scaling

Here is an animated MDS plot where distances on the plot approximate the dissimilarities between the manuscripts and other witnesses (color-coded by date):

MDS Plot Luke

Cluster Analysis

Hierarchical Agglomerative Cluster Analysis (Ward’s Criterion):

Hierarchical Agglomerative Cluster Analysis Luke

K-means partitioning with four clusters:

K-means Partitioning with 4 Clusters - Luke

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