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Egerton Papyrus 2
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Papyrus, Egerton 2
Egerton Papyrus 2 One of the earliest witnesses to any Gospel, biblical or otherwise. Also known as the Egerton Gospel.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Egerton Papyrus 2
EGERTON PAPYRUS 2. Papyrus Egerton 2 (P. Lond. Christ. 1) consists of some small fragments of an early Christian papyrus codex which contained a Gospel-type document. This document, otherwise unattested, is often called “the Unknown Gospel.” Four fragments of this codex were found in 1934 among a miscellaneous
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Egerton Papyrus
Egerton Papyrus. Two imperfect leaves and a scrap of papyrus in the British Library (numbered ‘Egerton Papyrus 2’) containing passages from a Greek writing akin to, but distinct from, the canonical Gospels. On palaeographical grounds the papyrus, which was part of a codex (not a roll), used to be dated
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 2, D–G
Egerton 2, Papyrus
Egerton 2, Papyrus. Name given to four small papyrus fragments discovered in 1934 (an additional fragment was subsequently identified). Dating to about A.D. 150, they represent the oldest noncanonical Christian text that has survived. Also known as the Unknown Gospel, these fragments contain parts of
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
EGERTON PAPYRUS
EGERTON PAPYRUS. The Egerton Papyrus contains the fragments of a gospel that was unknown prior to its publication in 1935. This text preserves four stories surrounding the life of Jesus: 1) a trial scene between Jesus and the “rulers of the people” over fidelity to the law; 2) Jesus’ healing of a leper;