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Chester Beatty Papyri
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Collection of manuscripts acquired by Sir Alfred Chester Beatty in 1930–1931. Contains fragments of both Old and New Testament texts—some of which provide very early and important textual witnesses.
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Papyri, Chester Beatty
Chester Beatty Papyri Collection of manuscripts acquired by Sir Alfred Chester Beatty in 1930–1931. Contains fragments of both Old and New Testament texts—some of which provide very early and important textual witnesses.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Chester Beatty Papyri
CHESTER BEATTY PAPYRI. The papyri named after Sir Alfred Chester Beatty (1875–1968), an American collector who in 1950 settled in Dublin, Ireland. The library which he founded, now called the Chester Beatty Library and Gallery of Oriental Art, was bequeathed to the Irish people at the time of Beatty’s
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Chester Beatty Papyri
Chester Beatty PapyriGreek biblical manuscripts acquired by Sir Alfred Chester Beatty in 1931 and housed in the Chester Beatty Library and Gallery of Oriental Art in Dublin, Ireland. They are the most important collection of manuscripts on papyrus because of their number (11) and their early date (2nd–
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Chester Beatty Papyri
Chester Beatty Papyri. One of the oldest and most complete collections of papyrus codices of the Greek Old and New Testaments, acquired in 1931 by A. Chester Beatty of Ireland; other manuscripts from the same codices were acquired by the University of Michigan, Princeton University, and the collections
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Chester Beatty Papyri
Chester Beatty Papyri. A group of papyrus codices, most of which were acquired in 1931 by A. Chester Beatty (d. 1968); they may have formed part of the same library as the *Bodmer papyri, in which case they are likely to have been found in Panopolis (Akhmîm) rather than in the Fayûm. Though they are
The Thiselton Companion to Christian Theology
Chester Beatty Papyri
Chester Beatty PapyriA group of papyrus codices that date from the second, third, and fourth centuries, the Chester Beatty Papyri were acquired in 1931 by A. Chester Beatty, and the majority are preserved in Dublin. They are at least a century older than the earliest vellum manuscripts. They include
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Chester Beatty Papyri
Chester Beatty Papyri. A group of twelve Greek mss on papyrus acquired by the late A. Chester Beatty about 1930. They are thought to have come from the Fayum in Egypt. At the same time some other parts of the same collection found their way to the University of Michigan and to the John H. Scheide papyrus
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
CHESTER BEATTY PAPYRI
CHESTER BEATTY PAPYRI. The appellation refers to the largest discovery to date of Greek biblical manuscripts that were written on papyrus, acquired in 1930–1931 by Sir Alfred Chester Beatty (1875–1968). Individual Papyri are normally cited as “P. Chester Beatty.” The manuscripts are now found in the