Acts of the Apostles – Chapters 17 through 19

Contents

Range Description

There are 210 variants and 335 readings for this range of text.

Witnesses

The 21 witnesses considered for Acts chapters 17, 18 and 19 ordered by number of citations follow:

Witness Explicit Citations
Codex Bezae (D/05) 176
Codex Laudianus (E/08) 80
Codex Vaticanus (B/03) 75
P74 74
Codex Sinaiticus (א/01) 70
Codex Alexandrinus (A/02) 70
Codex Athous Laurensis (Θ/044) 69
945 69
1175 69
1739 67
33 63
Majority Text (m) 61
Peshitta (psh) 49
Sahidic Coptic (sa) 28
Vetus Latina (it) 20
Syriac Harklensis (syh) 19
P38 15
P41 13
Irenaeus (Ir) 11
Clement of Alexandria (Cl) 8
P45 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 17-19

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

Component Standard Deviation Proportion of Variance Cumulative Proportion
PC1 2.1918 0.2288 0.2288
PC2 1.4815 0.1045 0.3333
PC3 1.21249 0.07001 0.40328

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 17-19

Cluster Analysis

Hierarchical Agglomerative Cluster Analysis (Ward’s Criterion):Hierarchical Agglomerative Cluster Analysis - Acts 17-19

K-means partitioning with five clusters:K-means Partitioning with 5 Clusters - Acts17-19

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