Epistle to the Philippians


Range Description

There are 100 variants and 187 readings for this range of text.


The 26 witnesses considered for Philippians ordered by number of citations follow:

Witness Explicit Citations
Codex Augiensis (F/010) 67
Codex Boernerianus (G/012) 67
Codex Claromontanus (D/06) 66
Codex Vaticanus (B/03) 64
P46 64
Codex Athous Laurensis (Ψ/044) 60
1739 60
1881 59
33 58
Codex Sinaiticus (א/01) 56
Codex Alexandrinus (A/02) 56
075 56
Majority Text (m) 51
0278 40
Vetus Latina (it) 40
Peshitta (psh) 29
Codex Ephraemi (C/04) 26
Sahidic Coptic (sa) 22
Bohairic Coptic (bo) 22
Ambrosiaster (Ambst) 20
Clement of Alexandria (Cl) 14
Syriac Harklensis (syh) 13
Codex Freerianus (I/016) 12
P16 6
P61 6
048 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 Philippians

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

Component Standard Deviation Proportion of Variance Cumulative Proportion
PC1 2.2578 0.1961 0.1961
PC2 1.6328 0.1026 0.2986
PC3 1.53932 0.09114 0.38974

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 Philippians

Cluster Analysis

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

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

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