Epistle of 2 Thessalonians

Contents

Range Description

There are 49 variants and 93 readings for this range of text.

Witnesses

The 21 witnesses considered for 2 Thessalonians ordered by number of citations follow:

Witness Explicit Citations
Codex Vaticanus (B/03) 36
Codex Claromontanus (D/06) 36
Codex Augiensis (F/010) 35
Codex Boernerianus (G/012) 35
Codex Athous Laurensis (Ψ/044) 35
0278 35
Codex Alexandrinus (A/02) 34
33 32
1881 32
Codex Sinaiticus (א/01) 31
Majority Text (m) 31
1739 30
Peshitta (psh) 22
Vetus Latina (it) 21
Sahidic Coptic (sa) 18
Irenaeus (Ir) 16
Bohairic Coptic (bo) 16
Ambrosiaster (Ambst) 13
Syriac Harklensis (syh) 7
Codex Freerianus (I/016) 5
0111 4

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 2 Thessalonians

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

Component Standard Deviation Proportion of Variance Cumulative Proportion
PC1 2.0254 0.1953 0.1953
PC2 1.5596 0.1158 0.3112
PC3 1.39255 0.09234 0.40351

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 2 Thessalonians

Cluster Analysis

Hierarchical Agglomerative Cluster Analysis (Ward’s Criterion):Hierarchical Agglomerative Cluster Analysis  2 Thessalonians

K-means partitioning with five clusters:K-means Partitioning with 5 Clusters - 2 Thessalonians

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