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Light on the four Gospels from the Sinai palimpsest

Light on the four Gospels from the Sinai palimpsest

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Published by Williams & Norgate in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Agnes Smith Lewis.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 83/6744 (B)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationix, 226, 52 p., [1] leaf of plates
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2878574M
LC Control Number84100808

A Translation of the Four Gospels from the Syriac of the Sinaitic Palimpsest by Lewis, Agnes Smith and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Select Narratives of Holy Women: From the Syro-Antiochene Or Sinai Palimpsest as Written Above the Old Syriac Gospels John (the Stylite.), Francis Crawford Burkitt C.J. Clay and sons, - Saints - pages.

  In the Sinai palimpsest considerably more than three-fourths of the whole of the Gospels is legible, and its text shows no clear signs of revision from later Greek manuscripts. [5] 9 These are a very few of the Sinai manuscripts of the scriptures that have been of the greatest importance to Biblical studies. Agnes Smith Lewis has 38 books on Goodreads with 67 ratings. Agnes Smith Lewis’s most popular book is How the Codex Was Found: A Narrative of Two Visits.

The early history of the Syriac versions of the Gospels is as important as it is tenuous. Theoretically the Syriac version developed like this: Syria was evangelized in the first century, and for a while, the Christians there were content to use the Greek text of the Gospels. In the ’s, Tatian, who had been a student of Justin Martyr in Rome, produced the Diatessaron, a . Until the 19th century, almost all the known Greek copies of the Christian Greek Scriptures were from the fifth century or much later. For this reason, Bible scholars were especially interested in such early versions as the Latin Vulgate and the Syriac the time, some believed that the Peshitta was the result of a revision of an older Syriac version.


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Light on the Four Gospels from the Sinai Palimpsest: [Agnes Smith Lewis] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(1). Light on the four Gospels from the Sinai palimpsest by Lewis, Agnes Smith, Pages:   She deftly applies these observations to the four canonical Gospels, specifically focusing on the role of the Sinai Palimpsest.

Based on the variants she produces, Lewis makes suggestions for emendations in the Revised Version of the Bible, in wide usage at the time. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

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The Curetonian Version of the Four Gospels, with the readings of the Sinai Palimpsest, and the early Syriac Patristic evidenceManufacturer: University of Michigan Library. Light on the Four Gospels from the Sinai Palimpsest (London, ) Leaves From Three Ancient Qur'ans; Possibly Pre-Othmanic (Cambridge,with Alphonse Mingana) Margaret Dunlop Gibson.

How the Codex Was Found: A narrative of two visits to Sinai from Mrs. Lewis's journals, – (Cambridge, ). Lewis, Agnes Smith, In the Shadow of Sinai: A Story of Travel and Research from to (Cambridge, UK: Macmillan and Bowes, ) (page images at HathiTrust) Lewis, Agnes Smith, Light on the Four Gospels from the Sinai Palimpsest (London: Williams and Norgate, ) page images at HathiTrust; multiple formats at.

As far as ancient Biblical artifacts go, the Sinai Palimpsest is one of the most important: It is the oldest known copy of the Four Gospels written in Syriac, a language that the two sisters studied and were able to identify as they were perusing the collection of ancient Biblical manuscripts in the library of St.

Catherine’s. User Review - Flag as inappropriate A detailed and precise English translation of the text of the Sinaitic Syriac, with a preface and helpful lists of where the text lacks material that is in the Textus Receptus, and where the text contains material that is not in the Textus Receptus.

Marginal notes also identify readings in which the Curetonian Syriac concurs.5/5(1). Get this from a library. Light on the four Gospels from the Sinai palimpsest. [Agnes Smith Lewis]. Light on the four Gospels from the Sinai palimpsest. London, Williams & Norgate, (DLC)a (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Agnes Smith Lewis.

Included are the four canonical Gospels and a list of omitted words and phrases as well as interpolations into the Textus Receptus. $ Light on the Four Gospels from the Sinai Palimpsest.

The Sinai Palimpsests Project is using state-of-the-art spectral imaging to recover erased texts from palimpsest manuscripts in the library of St. Catherine’s Monastery of the Sinai, the world’s oldest continually operating monastery. The monastery holds an exceptional collection of more than palimpsests, the erased layers of which preserve unstudied texts from the 4th to the.

Light on the Four Gospels from the Sinai Palimpsest avg rating — 0 ratings — published — 5 editions Want to Read saving /5. Light on the Four Gospels from the Sinai Palimpsest (London: Williams and Norgate, ), by Agnes Smith Lewis page images at HathiTrust multiple formats at The Syriac Sinaiticus or Codex Sinaiticus Syriacus (syr s), known also as the Sinaitic Palimpsest, of Saint Catherine's Monastery is a late-4th-century manuscript of pages, containing a translation [citation needed] of the four canonical gospels of the New Testament into Syriac, which have been overwritten by a vita (biography) of female saints and martyrs with a.

Hidden in a cupboard beneath the monastic library at St Catherine's in the Sinai desert the twins discovered what looked like a palimpsest: one text written over another.

It was Agnes who recognized the obscured text for what it was - one of the earliest copies of the Gospels. Published: W. Cureton, Remains of a Very Ancient Recension of the Four Gospels in Syriac, hitherto unknown in Europe (); F.C.

Burkitt, Evangelion da-Mepharreshe: the Curetonian Version of the Four Gospels, with the Readings of the Sinai Palimpsest and the early Syriac Patristic evidence (2 vols., ); A.

Hjelt, Syrus Sinaiticus (). A translation of the four Gospels, from the Syriac of the Sinaitic palimpsest Published by Macmillan in London. There's no description for this book yet. as A.D."The Gospel of St. John was not only recog­ nised, bid made the chronological framework of a Harmony by a di-~ciple of Justin Martyr." 1 And now we have this newly-found Sinai tic Codex of the four Gospels in Syriac, which, from its antiquity and his­ tory, must always have high importance in all questionsFile Size: KB.A translation of the four Gospels from the Syriac of the Sinaitic palimpsest by Lewis, Agnes Smith, at - the best online ebook storage.

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