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In the present volume, J. P. M van der Ploeg presents the Syriac text and English translation of a previously unpublished recension of the book of Judith as found in an eighteenth century manuscript.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
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SKU (ISBN): 978-1-61143-559-7
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Publication Status: In Print

Series: Moran Etho
Publication Date: May 27,2011
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 96
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-61143-559-7
$114.00
$79.80
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As in other Eastern Orthodox traditions, the book of Judith was transmitted as part of the Old Testament canon within the Syriac traditions. Moreover, as with other biblical documents, the text of Judith exists in multiple recensions in various Syriac manuscripts. In the present volume, J. P. M. van der Ploeg presents the Syriac text and English translation of the book of Judith from an eighteenth century manuscript that represents a previously unpublished version of the text. The Syriac text is presented in facsimiles of the pages of the manuscript.

As in other Eastern Orthodox traditions, the book of Judith was transmitted as part of the Old Testament canon within the Syriac traditions. Moreover, as with other biblical documents, the text of Judith exists in multiple recensions in various Syriac manuscripts. In the present volume, J. P. M. van der Ploeg presents the Syriac text and English translation of the book of Judith from an eighteenth century manuscript that represents a previously unpublished version of the text. The Syriac text is presented in facsimiles of the pages of the manuscript.

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J. P. M. van der Ploeg

  • Copyright Page (page 4)
  • CONTENTS (page 5)
  • INTRODUCTION (page 7)
  • The Book of Judith, Daughter of Merari (page 11)
  • END OF THE BOOK OF JUDITH (page 55)
  • CONTENTS (page 57)
  • Some select notes (page 93)
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