Item description for The Lost Apocrypha of the Old Testament: Their Titles and Fragments by Montague Rhodes James...
Collected and Translated by Montague Rhodes James. There are many ancient, lost books relating to the Bible and this work covers the ones that are most hard to find, dating between 100 BCE and 100 CE. In many cases we do not have the full works, but have various sections and fragments. The author, Montague James, used quotations found mostly in the works of the Greek Ante-Nicene Fathers like Origen, Hippolytus and Clement of Alexandria to piece together what we are missing. He also uses important lists compiled from Greek, Latin and other languages in order to reveal what we know of other missing books that would, in some cases, otherwise be unheard of. This important piece of scholarship should be part of anyone's library who is seriously researching lost and ancient texts.
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Studio: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.97" Width: 5.1" Height: 0.28" Weight: 0.3 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2007
Publisher Wipf & Stock Publishers
ISBN 1556352891 ISBN13 9781556352898