The Apocryphon of Jannes and Jambres the Magicians: P. Chester Beatty XVI (with New Editions of Papyrus Vindobonensis Greek inv. 29456 + 29828 verso and British Library Cotton Tiberius B. v f. 87). Edited with Introduction, Translation and Commentary. Wit

The Apocryphon of Jannes and Jambres the Magicians: P. Chester Beatty XVI (with New Editions of Papyrus Vindobonensis Greek inv. 29456 + 29828 verso and British Library Cotton Tiberius B. v f. 87). Edited with Introduction, Translation and Commentary. Wit

by Albert Pietersma
     
 

This publication and study of new source material on the Jannes and Jambres tale provides fascinating fresh insights into the epic struggle between Moses and the Magicians, when Israel left Egypt.See more details below

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This publication and study of new source material on the Jannes and Jambres tale provides fascinating fresh insights into the epic struggle between Moses and the Magicians, when Israel left Egypt.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004099388
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
03/01/1994
Series:
Religions in the Graeco-Roman World Series, #11
Pages:
349
Product dimensions:
6.44(w) x 9.76(h) x 1.12(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Abbreviations and sigla
IIntroduction1
1The Jannes and Jambres legend: the question of origin3
2The evidence of the Damascus Document12
3Development of the traditions24
4The names of the magicians36
5Literary references to a book on Jannes and Jambres43
6The book on Jannes and Jambres48
7Jannes and Jambres and associated literature60
8The codicology of P. Chester Beatty XVI72
9Orthography, language and date of P. Chester Beatty XVI81
IIPapyrus Chester Beatty XVI91
IIIPapyrus Vindobonensis Greek 29456 + 29828verso263
IVBrit. Lib. Cotton Tiberius B.v 87275
VReproductions283
Bibliography305
Indices of Greek words315
Biblical Index325
Non-Biblical Index331
Modern Authors Index337
Subject Index339

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