Resources for Textual Criticism
CIAMPA’S CHARTS FOR NT TEXTUAL CRITICISM
Age, Text-Type and Aland Category of Witnesses to the Text of the New Testament:
Greek Manuscripts (Use this chart to find the date and Aland quality category for any Greek MS, including Papyri, Uncials, Minuscules, Lectionaries)
Contents of Greek MSS (compare with the list in the latest edition of the Nestle-Aland text)
Versions (Latin, Syriac, Coptic, etc.)
Church Fathers (listed in NA27 or UBS4)
Other Important Text Criticism Sites:
List of suffixes that are frequently used on the INTTRNTTP website (e.g., T, C, Z, K, V). (in Portuguese)
Virtual Manuscripts Room (best in Firefox or Safari)
Richard Wilson’s LaParola.net Site for New Testament Textual Criticism
Perseus Search Tools (may analyze Latin words used in an apparatus as well as other uses)
GreekGeek.net. Website with technical tools to assist students in writing exegesis papers. Especially helpful for installing Greek fonts and for preparing text-critical charts for external evidence regarding textual variants in the Greek New Testament.
Aland & Aland, The Text of the New Testament (search inside the book for the information you need). To find the contents of NT papyri search inside the book for “Contents Papyri Matthew Mark Luke John 28” (without the quotation marks) and click on the link. To find the contents of NT uncial manuscripts search inside the book for “Contents Uncial 0298” (for Matthew-Luke), “Contents Uncial continued 0299” (for John-Epistles), or “Contents Uncial continued Thessalonians” (for more epistles-Revelation) and click on the link.
Bruce Manning Metzger, The Text of the New Testament: Its Transmission, Corruption, and Restoration.
Bruce Manning Metzger, Manuscripts of the Greek Bible: An Introduction to Paleography
Bart D. Ehrman, The Orthodox Corruption of Scripture: The Effect of Early Christological Controversies on the Text of the New Testament
TC Ebind Index (Digitized works of value to the study of biblical textual criticism). Use “any” (without the quotation marks) for username and password.