[sword-devel] Eusebian Canon Tables

David Instone-Brewer Technical at Tyndale.cam.ac.uk
Tue Feb 5 09:48:32 MST 2013

At 16:34 01/02/2013, Troy A. Griffitts wrote:
>I'm working on a new data set and feature for the engine.
>Eusebian Canon Tables are numbers added by scribes to many NT 
>manuscripts starting in the 4th century.  These tables allow cross 
>referencing a passage in the Gospels with other parallel passages in 
>the other Gospels.  There are 10 tables.  The first table has verses 
>with parallels in all 4 Gospels, the last table  (X) are verses with 
>no parallels (thus there is no lookup table X).
>We have the data here at the INTF and I've imported it into a SWORD 
>module.  It still has some cleanup which needs to be done, but 
>basically here is a first look at how I'd picture this implemented 
>in frontends:
>Notice the number and table references on the left (or right if 
>viewing an RtoL Bible).  This display is modeled after how these 
>numbers are displayed in the Nestle-Aland Greek NT (which is modeled 
>after how they are written in the margins by the ancient scribes). 
>Clicking a number will do all the canon table lookups for you and 
>show you the harmony passages next to each other.
>Any comments welcome.  Still cleaning things up but was far enough 
>along to put the idea out there for frontend developers to start 
>thinking about.
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