Twenty-eight Pictures to Assist the Study of Mark 16:9-20


1. A Replica of the Last Page of Mark
in Codex Vaticanus.

2. A Replica of the Last Page of Mark in Codex Vaticanus with
16:9-20 Added Via Extra Lines in Columns Two and Three.

3. A Replica of the Last Page of Mark in Codex Vaticanus with
16:9-20 Added Via Compressed Lettering.

4. A Replica of the Last Page of Mark in Codex Vaticanus with
the Short Ending Added, Ending in Column Two.
5. A Replica of the Last Page of Mark in Codex Vaticanus with
the Short Ending Added, Ending in Column Three.
6. A Replica of the Last Two Columns of Mark in Codex Sinaiticus.
Notice the decrease in the rate of letters per line in column 1.
7. A Detailed Replica of the Decorative Design
(Coronis) at the End of Mark in Codex Sinaiticus.
8. Replicas of the relatively less ornate
decorative designs in Codex Sinaiticus
at the end of Judith, First Thessalonians, and Tobit.
9. Mark 16:1b - 16:12a in Codex W,
with verse-numbers added and textual variants underlined.
10. Mark 16:12b-17 in Codex W, with verse-numbers added and
textual variants underlined. The Freer Logion is enclosed.
11. Mark 16:17-20 in Codex W, with verse-numbers added and
textual variants underlined.
12. Mark 16:2b-17 in Codex Alexandrinus.
13. Mark 16:17-20 in Codex Alexandrinus.
14. Mark 16:4-6 in Old Latin Codex Bobbiensis,
with a unique interpolation.

15. Mark 16:6-8 in Old Latin Codex Bobbiensis, with the Short
Ending. (Notice the mistakes, and the missing phrase in v. 8.)

16. Mark 16:6-15 in Codex Bezae (Greek text).
17. Codex 1: the annotation, followed by Mark 16:9-13. (Above the note at the very top of the page is
a rubric identifying the passage as the third Heothina-reading and the morning Ascension-day
reading.) Expanded Eusebian Section-numbers are in the left margin.
18. Codex 22: the annotation, between 16:8 and 16:9, without the
statement about the Eusebian Canons. A lectionary-related "telos"
follows the end of 16:8.

19. Mark 16:2-9 in Old Latin Codex Monacensis (q).
A scrawled note by 16:9 identifies the passage as the
reading for a feast-day, "Feria 5."

20. Mark 16:9-15 in Old Latin Codex Monacensis (q).

21. Mark 16:16-20 in Old Latin Codex Monacensis (q).

22. The Note "Ariston eritzou" in Armenian manuscript Matenadaran 2374.
(from Macler's facsimile, published in Swete's 1910 commentary.)

23. Codex L: Mark 16:6-8 fills the first column, followed by a
decorative line, and then at the top of column two there is a framed
note, followed by the Short Ending, and then another framed note,
followed by the beginning of 16:9.



25. Codex Psi: After the end of Mark 16:8, there is a telos-mark. The Short Ending begins on the next line without a note.
After the Short Ending, there is a note (Estin kai tauta feromena), followed by 16:9-20. In the left margin alongside 16:9 are an
arche-symbol and a note identifying 16:9-20 as a Heothina-reading.

24. Codex L: Mark 16:17-20, followed by the framed subscription
(closing-title), followed by the beginning of the chapter-titles for
the Gospel of Luke.

28. A Diagram of a Solution to the Synoptic Problem.
26. Manuscript 274: Mark 16:7b-15, with the Short Ending
in the lower margin. A lectionary-note is in the right margin
alongside the beginning of 16:9, identifying 16:9-20 as the
third Heothina-reading and the morning-reading for
Ascension-Day.

27. Codex G: one of many manuscripts
which not only include Mark 16:9-20 but
feature rubrics identifying it as a prominent
lectionary-reading.