Whence 1 Timothy? Text and Traditions in the Subscriptions

This paper presents research on the textual tradition and development of the subscriptions to 1 Timothy. Which traditions are preserved in the subscriptions, and when and how did the different textual forms develop? The questions will be addressed on the basis of a full collation of 408 extant Greek MSS in the subscription to 1 Timothy, and in relationship to (1) subscriptions to other New Testament letters, in particular in the Corpus Paulinum; (2) versional subscriptions to 1 Timothy; (3) other paratexts in the MSS, such as titles and hypotheses which contain similar information; (4) internal evidence in 1 Timothy, the Pauline letter corpus and Acts; (5) and the wider church history.