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The Epistle of Eusebius to Carpianus


A Critical Edition of the Syriac Text with an Essay on the Ammonian Sections, Eusebian Canons, and Harmonizing Tables in the Syriac Gospels


Gwilliam presents a critical edition of the letter of Eusebius to Carpianus, as well as a Latin translation. Essays concerning this important epistle addressing the harmonization of the Gospels provides a valuable early insight into the Synoptic Problem.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
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SKU (ISBN): 1-59333-499-0
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Publication Status: In Print

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 21
Publication Date: Nov 1,2006
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 64
ISBN: 1-59333-499-0
$45.00

A critical edition of the Syriac letter of Eusebius to Carpianus, this study makes available a Latin translation of this epistle. This important text comparing the harmony of the four Gospels represents an early attempt to account for the differences between the evangelists: ten canonical tables demonstrate how the Gospels might be harmonized. To this translation Gwilliam adds comments on the Ammonian sections, the Eusebian canons and harmonizing tables, annotated with reference to the Peshitto and other relevant manuscripts. The result is a comprehensive survey of the material available to demonstrate how the thorny issue of the Synoptic Problem was viewed in the fourth century.

George Henry Gwilliam, Fellow of Hertford College and editor of the influential Oxford Peshito, was a noted champion of the importance of Syriac for understanding the textual criticism of the New Testament. Along with P. E. Pusey, Gwilliam published a standard-setting critical edition of the Peshitta.

A critical edition of the Syriac letter of Eusebius to Carpianus, this study makes available a Latin translation of this epistle. This important text comparing the harmony of the four Gospels represents an early attempt to account for the differences between the evangelists: ten canonical tables demonstrate how the Gospels might be harmonized. To this translation Gwilliam adds comments on the Ammonian sections, the Eusebian canons and harmonizing tables, annotated with reference to the Peshitto and other relevant manuscripts. The result is a comprehensive survey of the material available to demonstrate how the thorny issue of the Synoptic Problem was viewed in the fourth century.

George Henry Gwilliam, Fellow of Hertford College and editor of the influential Oxford Peshito, was a noted champion of the importance of Syriac for understanding the textual criticism of the New Testament. Along with P. E. Pusey, Gwilliam published a standard-setting critical edition of the Peshitta.

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