Acts of the Apostles – Chapters 23 and 24

Contents

Range Description

There are 92 variants and 171 readings for this range of text.

Witnesses

The 17 witnesses considered for Acts chapters 23 and 24 ordered by number of citations follow:

Witness Explicit Citations
Codex Alexandrinus (A/02) 54
P74 54
Codex Vaticanus (B/03) 53
Codex Athous Laurensis (Θ/044) 53
Codex Laudianus (E/08) 52
33 51
1175 51
1739 51
Codex Sinaiticus (א/01) 50
945 50
Majority Text (m) 46
Codex Ephraemi (C/04) 30
Peshitta (psh) 25
Vetus Latina (it) 23
Sahidic Coptic (sa) 18
P48 17
Syriac Harklensis (syh) 15

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 23-24

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

Component Standard Deviation Proportion of Variance Cumulative Proportion
PC1 2.3472 0.3241 0.3241
PC2 1.3084 0.1007 0.4248
PC3 1.22154 0.08777 0.51254

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 23-24

Cluster Analysis

Hierarchical Agglomerative Cluster Analysis (Ward’s Criterion):Hierarchical Agglomerative Cluster Analysis - Acts 23-24

K-means partitioning with five clusters:K-means Partitioning with 4 Clusters - Acts 23-24

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