Texts in Transition: The Greek Life of Adam and Eve

Texts in Transition: The Greek Life of Adam and Eve

by John R. Levison



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780884140283
Publisher: Scholars Press
Publication date: 01/28/2000
Series: Early Judaism and Its Literature Ser.
Pages: 123
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 6.42(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1Prolegomena
I.Significance of This Study3
Research in Retrospect5
Complement to Critical Editions7
Companion to Versional Analyses9
II.Representative Manuscripts of the Text Forms15
Text Form IManuscripts D & S16
Text Form IAManuscripts A & T17
Text Form IIManuscripts R & M18
Text Form IIIManuscript N19
Guidelines for Using the Synopsis20
III.Salient Characteristics of the Text Forms21
The Life of Adam and Eve in Outline22
Characteristic Features23
Texts Forms I and IA23
Text Form II25
Text Form III30
Biblical Elements in the Text Forms34
Shared Elements34
Text Form I36
Text Form IA36
Text Form II37
Text Form III38
Final Observations on Biblical Elements38
A Case in Point: The Figure of Eve39
Text Form I40
Text Form IA41
Text Form II42
Text Form III44
Final Observations on Eve46
Part 2Synopsis of the Greek Life of Adam and Eve
Discovery of Disease and Quest for a Remedy (1-14)49
Debut of Deception (15-30)65
Death as Denouement (31-43)93
Appendix 1Text Forms I, IA, Chapters 25-26 with Text Form III, Chapters 25-26 Inverted117
Appendix 2Glae 29.7-13121

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