The Greek Versions of the Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781556357626
  • Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/28/2008
  • Series: Ancient Text and Translations: Series
  • Pages: 386
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

R. H. Charles (1855-1931) was Professor of Biblical Greek at Trinity College Dublin (1898-1906), He was elected a fellow of the British Academy in 1906, and a fellow of Merton College, Oxford in 1910. In 1925 he was the first recipient of the British Academy Medal for Biblical Studies. Charles also received honorary degrees from the Universities of Belfast in 1923 and Oxford in 1928. His publications include: 'The Apocalypse of Baruch,' 'The Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs,' and 'The Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha of the Old Testament in English' (2 vols.).

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Short Account of the Book     ix
The Greek MSS     ix
The Armenian MSS     xii
The Armenian Version found in two Recensions: their Relations: their Affinities with the Greek MSS     xiv
Edition of the Armenian Text     xvi
Translations of the Armenian Version     xvii
The Slavonic Version     xviii
The two Slavonic Recensions     xviii
The Greek Version found in two forms, [alpha] and [beta]: their Relations and the characteristics of their Representatives     xix
Editions of the Greek Version     xxii
The Greek Version-a translation from the Hebrew-H     xxiii
[alpha] and [beta] derived respectively from two lost Hebrew Recensions H[alpha] and H[beta]. Table of Affinity of all the Textual Authorities     xxxii
Linguistic Character of the Greek Version     xl
Date of the Original Hebrew     xlii
Date of the Greek Version     xliii
Title of the Book     xliv
Jewish Additions to the Text     xlvi
Christian Additions to the Text     xlviii
Midrash containing Hebrew Fragments of Testament of Judah     li
Late Hebrew Testament of Naphtali     li
Aramaic and Greek Fragments containing Phrases and Clauses from an original source ofthe Testament of Levi and the Book of Jubilees     liii
Corrigenda     lviii
Brackets and Abbreviations used in this Edition     lx
The Greek Text with the Armenian and Slavonic Variants     1
Midrash Wajjissau with Hebrew Fragments of T. Judah     235
Late Hebrew Testament of Naphtali     239
Aramaic and Greek Fragments-original source of T. Levi     245
Christian Additions to First Slavonic Recension     257
Second Slavonic Recension-S[superscript 2]     263
Collation of MS. i where it diverges from h     295
Greek Index     299
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