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Remnants of the Later Syriac Versions of the Bible


In this two-part work, originally published in 1909, John Gwynn presented a small collection of New and Old Testament Syriac biblical texts, drawn from the Philoxenian and Syro-Hexaplar versions. Both parts are composed of Syriac and Greek texts and accompanied by Gwynn’s extensive notes.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
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SKU (ISBN): 1-59333-175-4
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Publication Status: In Print

Publication Date: Jul 27,2005
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 348
ISBN: 1-59333-175-4
$169.00
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In Remnants of the Later Syriac Versions of the Bible, a two-part work originally published in 1909, John Gwynn presented a small collection of New and Old Testament Syriac biblical texts drawn from the Philoxenian and Syro-Hexaplar versions. Part I consists mainly of texts drawn from sixth century sources and contains revised editions of II Peter, II and III John, Jude, and two recensions of John 7:53-8:12. Part II contains extracts from Genesis, Leviticus, I and II Chronicles, and Nehemiah which are drawn from seventh century sources. Both parts are composed of Syriac and Greek texts and accompanied by Gwynn’s extensive notes.

In Remnants of the Later Syriac Versions of the Bible, a two-part work originally published in 1909, John Gwynn presented a small collection of New and Old Testament Syriac biblical texts drawn from the Philoxenian and Syro-Hexaplar versions. Part I consists mainly of texts drawn from sixth century sources and contains revised editions of II Peter, II and III John, Jude, and two recensions of John 7:53-8:12. Part II contains extracts from Genesis, Leviticus, I and II Chronicles, and Nehemiah which are drawn from seventh century sources. Both parts are composed of Syriac and Greek texts and accompanied by Gwynn’s extensive notes.

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John Gwynn

  • Addenda by Corrigenda
  • Introduction
  • The Peshitta New Testament First Printed
  • The extra-Peshitta Epistles
  • Date and Authorship of our Version
  • Identification of our Version as Part of the Philoxenian N.T.
  • The Philoxenian New Testament
  • Other Surviving Remains of the Philoxenian
  • The Harklensian New Testament
  • Comparative Value of the Two Versions
  • The Affinity Between Them, Twofold
  • Their Affinity in Diction
  • Their Affinity in Text
  • Authorities for Present Text: Manuscripts
  • Authorities for our Text: Editions
  • Authorities for our Text: Versions
  • The Text of the Earlier as Against the Later MSS, adopted in this Edition
  • The Text of the Later MSS upheld by Professor Merz
  • The Arabic Version and the B-Text
  • The Harklensian Version and the A-Text
  • Summary
  • The Underlying Greek Text
  • Postscript: The Pericope de Adultera