Wallace, Executive Director) has ambitious goals that include making digital photographs of Greek New Testament manuscripts, creating exhaustive collations, analyzing individual scribal habits, publishing, developing electronic tools for analyzing New Testament manuscripts, and cooperation with other institutions sharing similar goals.
There are more than 600 Greek manuscripts ranging in date from the 9th century to the 18th century included in the British Library's Digitised Manuscripts site.
The library holds approximately 1,000 Greek manuscripts, and intends to digitise the remainder in the next three years.
He also made several trips to the Middle East, studied hundreds of documents, and published his findings.
In the 20th century, additional tools became available to paleographers. Minuscule writing, a small form of book hand, was employed from the 8th or 9th century C. till the middle of the 15th century, when printing by means of movable type began in Europe.
Alan Bunning's Center for New Testament Restoration has published digital transcriptions of almost every extant Greek manuscript containing portions of the New Testament up to year 400 AD.
These texts are made availalbe online in parallel form arranged by biblical citation.Our conclusion (section VII) will follow from these comparisons. A further comment by way of introduction and orientation may be appropriate. For a recent plate and discussion (following new conservation work), see R. Thiedes arguments concerning the date of P64 and suggests that he has both over-estimated the amount of stylistic similarity between P64 and several Palestinian Greek manuscripts and under-estimated the strength of the scholarly consensus of a date around AD 200. 236, the letter refers to the third year, which is known from other letters of Syrus (e.g. Comparable manuscripts are adduced and examined which lead to the conclusion that the later date is to be preferred. Introduction This article is a response to the arguments of Carsten Peter Thiede which were republished in the previous issue of Tyndale Bulletin. In Section IV, with the aid of further plates, we shall investigate several of the manuscripts appealed to by Thiede as early comparative material in order to assess his claim that significant manuscript discoveries require a radical reassessment of the date of P64. Dura 2), Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists 31 (1994) 85-88.