Acts of the Apostles – Chapters 11 and 12

Contents

Range Description

There are 83 variants and 129 readings for this range of text.

Witnesses

The 18 witnesses considered for Acts chapters 11 and 12 ordered by number of citations follow:

Witness Explicit Citations
Codex Bezae (D/05) 60
P74 35
Codex Sinaiticus (א/01) 33
Codex Vaticanus (B/03) 33
945 33
1739 33
Codex Laudianus (E/08) 32
1175 32
Codex Alexandrinus (A/02) 31
Codex Athous Laurensis (Ψ/044) 31
Majority Text (m) 29
33 28
Peshitta (psh) 16
P45 11
Vetus Latina (it) 9
Sahidic Coptic (sa) 8
Syriac Harklensis (syh) 7
0244 2

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 11-12

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

Component Standard Deviation Proportion of Variance Cumulative Proportion
PC1 2.0986 0.2447 0.2447
PC2 1.5932 0.1410 0.3857
PC3 1.23385 0.08458 0.47026

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 11-12

Cluster Analysis

Hierarchical Agglomerative Cluster Analysis (Ward’s Criterion):Hierarchical Agglomerative Cluster Analysis - Acts 11-12

K-means partitioning with five clusters:K-means Partitioning with 4 Clusters - Acts 11-12

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