Epistle to Philemon


Range Description

There are 23 variants and 49 readings for this range of text.


The 18 witnesses considered for Philemon ordered by number of citations follow:

Witness Explicit Citations
Codex Claromontanus (D/06) 20
Codex Alexandrinus (A/02) 18
1739 17
1881 17
Codex Sinaiticus (א/01) 16
Majority Text (m) 16
Codex Athous Laurensis (Ψ/044) 16
33 16
0278 14
Codex Augiensis (F/010) 13
Codex Boernerianus (G/012) 13
Peshitta (psh) 12
048 10
Vetus Latina (it) 10
Ambrosiaster (Ambst) 8
Bohairic Coptic (bo) 8
Sahidic Coptic (sa) 7
P61 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 Philemon

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

Component Standard Deviation Proportion of Variance Cumulative Proportion
PC1 2.2725 0.2869 0.2869
PC2 1.7453 0.1692 0.4561
PC3 1.3626 0.1032 0.5593

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 Philemon

Cluster Analysis

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

K-means partitioning with five clusters:K-means Partitioning with 5 Clusters - Philemon

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