[b-greek] re: When you have a minute :o )

From: Maurice A. O'Sullivan (mauros@iol.ie)
Date: Mon Sep 25 2000 - 16:00:30 EDT

<x-flowed>At 16:38 25/10/00, you wrote:

>Never having read Smyth, I checked out for myself whether Smyth's statement
>about the iota subscript being written on the line is actually true, and
>must tell you that it ISN'T!

Have you looked at p.60 of:
Metzger: Manuscripts of the Greek Bible

where the following appears,
[ in connection with fragments of papyrus roll/s (in the library of Cairo
University ) showing parts of Dt. 31 and 32, which he dates to 1st cent. B.C:]

>>The letters ..... are upright, rounded uncials .... Iota _adscript_
which occurs throughout the fragments .....<<

Maurice A. O'Sullivan [ Bray, Ireland ]

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