Gospel of Luke – Chapters 3 and 4

Contents

Range Description

There are 110 variants and 188 readings for this range of text.

Witnesses

The 24 witnesses considered for Luke chapters 3 and 4 ordered by number of citations follow:

Witness Explicit Citations
Codex Bezae (D/05) 82
Codex Sinaiticus (א/01) 49
Codex Alexandrinus (A/02) 48
33 47
Family 13 (f13) 47
Codex Regius (L/019) 46
Codex Coridethianus (Θ/038) 46
Codex Vaticanus (B/03) 45
Codex Washingtonianus (W/032) 45
Codex Athous Laurensis (Ψ/044) 44
Majority Text (m) 41
Family 1 (f1) 41
Vetus Latina (it) 38
Peshitta (psh) 28
0102 26
Codex Ephraemi (C/04) 23
Codex Zacynthius (Ξ/040) 23
Sinaitic Syriac (sys) 22
Sahidic Coptic (sa) 13
P4 12
Origen (Or) 12
P75 8
Curetonian Syriac (syc) 7
070 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 Luke 3-4

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

Component Standard Deviation Proportion of Variance Cumulative Proportion
PC1 2.1645 0.1952 0.1952
PC2 1.8475 0.1422 0.3374
PC3 1.35876 0.07693 0.41435

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 3-4

Cluster Analysis

Hierarchical Agglomerative Cluster Analysis (Ward’s Criterion):Hierarchical Agglomerative Cluster Analysis - Luke 3-4

K-means partitioning with five clusters:K-means Partitioning with 4 Clusters - Luke 3-4

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