The General Epistle of James Volume 16

The General Epistle of James Volume 16

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...the text. As the name implies, it is in the Vatican Library, where it has been so jealously guarded that for a long time no complete collationwas possible. Recently however an excellent facsimile of the whole has been published. C. Codex Ejohraemi, a palimpsest of the vth century, of great critical value, now in Paris. The following Ixth century MSS. are also cited in these notes. K. Codex Mosgueazsis, in the Library of the Holy Synod at Moscow. L. Codex Angelicus Romamus, in the Angelican Library of the Augustinian Monks in Rome. P. Codex Porph.2/rianus (a palimpsest), so called from Bishop Porphyry of St Petersburg, to whom it belonged. The Versions cannot be used except rarely for the verification of Greek words, but they give evidence of the presence or omission of words or clauses, and in some cases are so literal that their testimony is available for the order of words. The following are of the greatest value: I. Latin. There is very little evidence for a Latin version of the Epistle of St James earlier than the 4th cent. It is not quoted by any early Latin writer, and it is absent from the Cheltenham Sticbometry, which probably dates from about 400 A.D. It has however a place in the Claromontane Stichometry, and it is quoted, though rarely, by Latin Fathers of the f= Cod. Oo1'b1Iensis, saec. ix, formerly at Corbie in Picardy, now at St Petersburg. This Ms. now contains the Epistle complete, preceded by Ps. Tertullian on Jewish Meats and the Epistle of Barnabas. It is not therefore a Biblical Ms. It ascribes the Epistle to James the son of Zebedee. m=quotations in the 'Speculum Augustini, ' a collection of Biblical extracts arranged under headings. The text of Jf agrees with the quotations of Ohromatius of Aquileia, more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
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  • English
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  • 1236818318
  • 9781236818317