Revelation – Overview


Range Description

There are 1191 variants and 1829 readings for this range of text.


The 20 witnesses considered for Revelation ordered by number of citations follow:

Witness Explicit Citations
Codex Sinaiticus (א/01) 553
Codex Alexandrinus (A/02) 392
Majority Text – Koine (mK) 319
Majority Text – Andreas of Caesarea (mA) 316
051 221
Codex Ephraemi (C/04) 213
P47 191
Vetus Latina (it) 159
Majority Text (m) 143
Syriac Philoxeniana (syph) 134
Sahidic Coptic (sa) 127
Primasias (Prim) 125
Syriac Harklensis (syh) 95
Syriac (sy) 87
Beatus of Liebana (Bea) 85
Irenaeus (Ir) 46
Tyconius (Tyc) 40
P115 23
0207 18
0229 8

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 Revelation

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

Component Standard Deviation Proportion of Variance Cumulative Proportion
PC1 1.33240 0.08876 0.08876
PC2 1.23582 0.07636 0.16513
PC3 1.17884 0.06948 0.23461

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 Revelation

Cluster Analysis

Hierarchical Agglomerative Cluster Analysis (Ward’s Criterion):Hierarchical Agglomerative Cluster Analysis Revelation

K-means partitioning with five clusters:K-means Partitioning with 6 Clusters - Revelation

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