Item description for The Freer Biblical Manuscripts: Fresh Studies of an American Treasure Trove (Text-Critical Studies) (Archaeology and Biblical Studies) by Larry W. Hurtado...
The six biblical manuscripts that reside in the Freer Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., are historically significant artifacts for tracing the early history of the transmission of the writings that make up the New Testament and the Septuagint. The manuscripts, all purchased in Egypt at the beginning of the twentieth century by Charles Freer, date to the third through fifth centuries and include codices of the four Gospels, Deuteronomy and Joshua, the Psalms, and the Pauline Epistles, as well as a Coptic codex of the Psalms and a papyrus codex of the Minor Prophets, which, until the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, was the earliest Greek manuscript of the Minor Prophets known. The ten essays in this volume are a notable collection of fresh scholarship with long-term value for the study of what is a small but highly valuable treasure trove of biblical manuscripts.
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Studio: Society of Biblical Literature
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 6" Height: 9" Weight: 1.06 lbs.
Release Date Oct 15, 2006
Publisher Society of Biblical Literature
ISBN 1589832086 ISBN13 9781589832084
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More About Larry W. Hurtado
Larry W. Hurtado is Emeritus Professor of New Testament Language, Literature & Theology in the School of Divinity at the University of Edinburgh and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Born in Kansas City (Missouri), he now lives in Edinburgh.
Larry W. Hurtado was born in 1943.
Larry W. Hurtado has published or released items in the following series...
Library of Biblical Theology
Library of New Testament Studies
London Lectures in Contemporary Christianity
New International Biblical Commentary: New Testament