Gospel of Luke – Chapters 13 and 14


Range Description

There are 112 variants and 196 readings for this range of text.


The 21 witnesses considered for Luke chapters 13 and 14 ordered by number of citations follow:

Witness Explicit Citations
Codex Bezae (D/05) 91
P75 64
Codex Sinaiticus (א/01) 60
Codex Coridethianus (Θ/038) 59
Family 13 (f13) 59
Codex Washingtonianus (W/032) 56
Codex Vaticanus (B/03) 54
Codex Alexandrinus (A/02) 53
Codex Regius (L/019) 52
Codex Athous Laurensis (Ψ/044) 52
Family 1 (f1) 52
Majority Text (m) 47
Vetus Latina (it) 42
P45 35
Peshitta (psh) 27
070 23
Curetonian Syriac (syc) 23
Sinaitic Syriac (sys) 22
33 16
Sahidic Coptic (sa) 16
Clement of Alexandria (Cl) 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 Luke 13-14

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

Component Standard Deviation Proportion of Variance Cumulative Proportion
PC1 2.1520 0.2205 0.2205
PC2 1.6078 0.1231 0.3436
PC3 1.41323 0.09511 0.43872

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 Luke 13-14

Cluster Analysis

Hierarchical Agglomerative Cluster Analysis (Ward’s Criterion):Hierarchical Agglomerative Cluster Analysis - Luke 13-14

K-means partitioning with five clusters:K-means Partitioning with 5 Clusters - Luke13-14

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