Papyrus 52, P52

`Abd ar-Rahman Robert Squires & M S M Saifullah

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First Composed: 5 April 2000

Last Updated: 5 April 2000


Name

Papyrus 52 (P.Ryl. 457), P52

Date

About 125 - 150 CE.

Provenance

Fayum or Oxyrhynchus, Egypt, though it may have circulated in both the areas.

Size

A little over 21 cm. x 20 cm. Click here to see the image.

Contents

Recto, John 18:31-33. Verso, John 18:37 and 38.

Textual Character

The writing is so small that it is impossible to determine the character of the text. According to Metzger, the text seems to be "Alexandrian" or what the Alands call "normal."

Writing

The words are written with slight separation. There are no marks of punctuation.

Location

John Rylands Library, Manchester, United Kingdom.


References

[1] C. H. Roberts, An Unpublished Fragment Of The Fourth Gospel, 1935, Manchester University Press, Manchester.

The New Testament Manuscripts