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Title: Two B Scribes in Codex Sinaiticus?
Author(s): BATOVICI, Dan
Journal: Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists
Volume: 54 Date: 2017
The history of scribal hand identification in Codex Sinaiticus is a fairly complicated one. The most recent identification, splitting the work of Tischendorf’s scribe B in B1 and B2, was attempted by Amy Myshrall in a 2015 contribution, as a result of the work on the Codex Sinaiticus digitizing project completed in 2009. This article will assess the argument proposed by Myshrall for distinguishing the two new scribes, and it argues that there is not enough reason to adopt the newly proposed distinction.