Acts of the Apostles – Chapters 27 and 28

Contents

Range Description

There are 105 variants and 163 readings for this range of text.

Witnesses

The 18 witnesses considered for Acts chapters 27 and 28 ordered by number of citations follow:

Witness Explicit Citations
Codex Alexandrinus (A/02) 44
P74 44
Codex Sinaiticus (א/01) 41
Codex Vaticanus (B/03) 40
Codex Athous Laurensis (Θ/044) 39
1175 39
945 38
1739 36
Majority Text (m) 33
33 32
Vetus Latina (it) 14
Syriac Harklensis (syh) 13
Codex Ephraemi (C/04) 12
048 12
Peshitta (psh) 11
Sahidic Coptic (sa) 11
066 7
Codex Laudianus (E/08) 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 Acts 27-28

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

Component Standard Deviation Proportion of Variance Cumulative Proportion
PC1 2.0365 0.2304 0.2304
PC2 1.3799 0.1058 0.3362
PC3 1.17330 0.07648 0.41267

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 27-28

Cluster Analysis

Hierarchical Agglomerative Cluster Analysis (Ward’s Criterion):Hierarchical Agglomerative Cluster Analysis - Acts 27-28

K-means partitioning with five clusters:K-means Partitioning with 4 Clusters - Acts 27-28

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