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Greek NT question.
What are the Greek NT texts that are referred to as "Sixtine" amd "Aldine"?


concerning the Sixtine-Aldine

from wikipedia:
Septuagint: The most important edition is the Roman or Sixtine, which reproduces the Codex Vaticanus" almost exclusively. It was published under the direction of Cardinal Caraffa, with the help of various savants, in 1586, by the authority of Sixtus V, to assist the revisers who were preparing the Latin Vulgate edition ordered by the Council of Trent. It has become the textus receptus of the Greek Old Testament and has had many new editions, such as that of Robert Holmes and James Parsons (Oxford, 1798-1827), the seven editions of Constantin von Tischendorf, which appeared at Leipzig between 1850 and 1887, the last two, published after the death of the author and revised by Nestle, the four editions of Henry Barclay Swete (Cambridge, 1887-95, 1901, 1909), etc

Chayim b'Moshiach,
Aldus, 1518. Aldus Manutius, Panta ta kat exoken kaloumena biblia theias delade graphes palaias te kai neas [Romanized Greek]. Sacrae Scripturae Veteris Novaeque omnia. Venice: Aldus Manutius, 1518.

The so-called Aldine Bible, in which the Septuagint was printed for the first time. The New Testament portion is a reprint of Erasmus' first edition. Erasmus was for a while unaware of this fact, and so in preparation for his second edition he asked some friends in Basle to adopt the readings of Aldine text at the end of Revelation. This of course led to the discovery that the two texts were identical.

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