Principal Component Analysis
Text und Textwert collations
Gospel of John ch. 1-10
Wieland Willker, Feb. 2006
For an introduction of Principal Component Analysis, check my previous analysis of the Gospel of John.
This time I used the Text&Textwert collations of the Gospel of John ch. 1-10, kindly provided by Klaus Wachtel.
Note that this analysis is not based on any subjective rating, but is just the result of entering the MSS-goups for each variant reading!
1. All MSS, but without [01, 05] which form a close "Western" group, far outside the main "cloud":
The first two principal axes:
Same as above, but axes 2 and 3:
2. Removing the Alexandrian MSS, so getting "Byzantine" only: