Acts of the Apostles – Chapter 7

Contents

Range Description

There are 84 variants and 150 readings for this range of text.

Witnesses

The 20 witnesses considered for Acts chapter 7 ordered by number of citations follow:

Witness Explicit Citations
Codex Bezae (D/05) 73
Codex Laudianus (E/08) 51
P74 48
1175 47
Codex Sinaiticus (א/01) 46
Codex Vaticanus (B/03) 45
Codex Alexandrinus (A/02) 45
Codex Athous Laurensis (Ψ/044) 45
945 45
1739 45
Codex Ephraemi (C/04) 43
Majority Text (m) 39
33 37
Peshitta (psh) 23
Vetus Latina (it) 13
P45 10
Irenaeus (Ir) 10
Sahidic Coptic (sa) 9
Syriac Harklensis (syh) 9
P33 7

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 Acts 7

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

Component Standard Deviation Proportion of Variance Cumulative Proportion
PC1 2.0519 0.2105 0.2105
PC2 1.7464 0.1525 0.3630
PC3 1.24883 0.07798 0.44100

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 Acts 7

Cluster Analysis

Hierarchical Agglomerative Cluster Analysis (Ward’s Criterion):Hierarchical Agglomerative Cluster Analysis - Acts 7

K-means partitioning with five clusters:K-means Partitioning with 4 Clusters - Acts 7

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