Papyri p. 1 Through p. 76, A.D. 200 A.D. 700

by Matt Slick

The following are extant papyrus fragments and copies.  These manuscripts, designated by p1, p2, etc., are part of the overall existing biblical manuscript scope that we now possess.  This range of papyri are very old.  They represent the extant copies made in the dates so designated.

This demonstrates that the copies we have of the New Testament documents are very old.

Manuscript
Number

ContentLocationDate Copied
(Century)
p1GospelsPhiladelphia3rd
p2GospelsFlorence6th
p3GospelsVienna6th/7th
p4GospelsParis3rd
p5GospelsLondon3rd
p6GospelsStrassburg4th
p8ActsBerlin4th
p10Epistles of PaulCambridge, Mass4th
p11Epistles of PaulLeningrad7th
p13Epistles of PaulLondon and Florence3rd/4th
p15Epistles of PaulCairo3rd
p16Epistles of PaulCairo3rd/4th
p18RevelationLondon3rd/4th
p19GospelsOxford4th/5th
p21GospelsAllentown, Pa.4th/5th
p22GospelsGlasgow3rd
p23General EpistlesUrbana, 111.Early 3rd
p24RevelationNewton Center, Mass.4th
p25GospelsBerlinLate 4th
p26Epistles of PaulDallasAbout 600
p27Epistles of PaulCambridge3rd
p30Epistles of PaulGhent3rd
p33ActsVienna6th
p36GospelsFlorence6th
p37GospelsAnn Arbor, Mich.3rd/4th
p38ActsAnn Arbor, Mich.About 300
p39GospelsChester, Pa.3rd
p40Epistles of PaulHeidelberg3rd
p41ActsVienna8th
p45Gospels, ActsDublin: Chester Beatty, and Vienna3rd
p46Epistles of PaulDublin: Chester Beatty, and Ann Arbor, Mich.About 200
p47RevelationDublin: Chester BeattyLate 3rd
p48ActsFlorenceLate 3rd
p49Epistles of PaulNew Haven, Conn.Late 3rd
p50ActsNew Haven, Conn.4th/5th
p51Epistles of PaulP. Oxy. 2157About 400
p58ActsVienna6th
p59GospelsNew York: P. Colt 37th
p60GospelsNew York: P. Colt 47th
p61Epistles of PaulNew York: P. Colt 5About 700
p63GospelsBerlinAbout 500
p64GospelsOxfordAbout 200
p65Epistles of PaulFlorence3rd
p66GospelsGeneva: P. Bodmer iiAbout 200
p67GospelsBarcelonaAbout 200
p68Epistles of PaulLeningrad8th?
p70GospelsP. Oxy. 23843rd
p71GospelsP. Oxy. 23854th
p72General EpistlesGeneva: P. Bodmer xvii3rd/4th
p74Acts, General EpistlesGeneva: P. Bodmer xvii7th
p75Luke, JohnGeneva: P. Bodmer xiv, xvEarly 3rd
p76GospelsVienna6th

 

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Matt Slick is the President and Founder of the Christian Apologetics and Research Ministry.