Bodmer Papyri A collection of ancient manuscripts acquired by Martin Bodmer in the 1950s. Contains fragments of Old Testament and New Testament texts, some of which are very early and important textual witnesses.
BODMER PAPYRI. Ancient manuscripts named after Martin Bodmer (1899–1971), Swiss humanist and collector of rare books, who founded his “library of world literature,” the Bibliotheca Bodmeriana, in Cologny near Geneva. Just prior to his death, Bodmer established the Foundation Martin Bodmer, in order to
Bodmer Papyri. A collection of unusually important MSS, most on papyrus (see papyrology), some on parchment, all with one exception codices and all with a few exceptions containing works of Christian literature, acquired by purchase for his library in Geneva by M. Martin Bodmer, mostly in 1956. The earlier
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Bodmer Papyri of John. A group of early Christian papyri from the collection of M. Martin Bodmer of Geneva began to be published in 1954, and other texts stemming from the same find are at the University of Mississippi, and in one case in the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin. Two texts are classical; the
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
BODMER PAPYRI. Collection of Greek and Coptic manuscripts from an ancient scriptorium situated at Pabau in the Panopolite nome in Egypt, and in 1956 acquired by Martin Bodmer (1899–1971). Most of them are housed in the Bibliotheca Bodmeriana in Geneva. The codices and rolls, dated from the 2nd to the