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Complete edition of the OT produced by John Ernest Grabbe*, a Prussian scholar who settled in Oxford*, 1701-20. Published with the NT in 1786, the first of three major codices of the NT to be published, the other two being the Codex Sinaiticus* and the Codex Vaticanus*. Soon recognized as one of the main Greek mss. of the Bible. Cyril Lucar*, Patriarch of Constantinople* and former Patriarch of Alexandria*, presented a copy to Charles I in 1627 and it was kept at St James's Palace until 1649. It represented a much more reliable text than that which the translators of the AV* had worked with.
1089). Chapter division in the English Bible is attributed to Stephen Langton* and as we know it today goes back to the pattern laid down by Felix Pratensis*. Charles I (1600-49). Presented in 1627 with a Greek ms. of the Bible which was older than any biblical ms. previously available in the West. Dating from the fifth century it became known as Codex Alexandrinus* and led to much greater accuracy in Bible translation. Cheke, John (1514-57). Professor of Greek at Cambridge and tutor to Edward VI.
C. , and with vocalization* close to that of Codex Aleppo*. The earliest complete codex of the Hebrew Bible* which is closest to the Ben Asher* tradition. The basis ofBiblia hebraica* and Biblia hebraica stuttgartensia. Known as Codex L and located in the Public Library, St Petersburg*. Codex Petersburg. , c. 916 CE, containing Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel and the Twelve minor prophets, in a Ben Asher* text but with earlier Babylonian vowel pointing. Usually known as P and located in the Public Library, St Petersburg*.