An Introduction to the New Testament Manuscripts and their Texts

By D. C. Parker

This e-book is a massive English-language creation to the earliest manuscripts of the hot testomony. a necessary instruction manual for students and scholars, it offers a radical grounding within the learn and modifying of the recent testomony textual content mixed with an emphasis at the dramatic present advancements within the box. overlaying historic resources in Greek, Syriac, Latin and Coptic, it: • Describes the manuscripts and different old textual facts, and the instruments had to research them • offers with textual feedback and textual modifying, describing smooth techniques and strategies, with information at the use of versions • Introduces the witnesses and textual research of every of the most sections of the hot testomony, discussing common editions and their importance. A significant other web site with full-colour pictures offers beneficiant quantities of illustrative fabric, bringing the topic alive for the reader.

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John, ‘Addenda to Codices Latini Antiquiores (II)’, Mediaeval experiences fifty four (1992) 286–307. these attracted to the earliest manuscripts also will have to seek advice a variety of of Lowe’s different writings, specially ‘Some proof approximately our Oldest Latin Manuscripts’, The Classical Quarterly 19 (1925), 197–208, reprinted in Palaeographical Papers 1907–1965, edited through Ludwig Bieler, 2 vols. , Oxford, 1972, I . 187–202 and ‘More proof approximately our Oldest Latin Manuscripts’, The Classical Quarterly 22 (1928), 43–62 = Palaeographical Papers I . 251–74. The Hill Monastic Manuscript Library has systematically bought reproductions of the manuscripts stated by way of Lowe. an inventory should be downloaded from www. hmml. org/scholars/catalogue_access/catalog ues_handlists. asp. so much of Bischoff’s papers are accumulated in Mittelalterliche Studien: Ausgewa¨hlte Aufsa¨tze zur Schriftkunde und Literaturgeschichte, three vols. , Stuttgart, 1966–81 and Anecdota Novissima. Texte des vierten bis sechzehnten Jahrhunderts, Stuttgart, 1984. a few are translated in Manuscripts and Libraries within the Age of Charlemagne (Cambridge stories in Palaeography and Codicology 1), tr. and ed. M. Gorman, Cambridge, 1994. additionally vital is Latin Palaeography. Antiquity and center a long time, ´ Cro´inı´n and D. Ganz, Cambridge, 1990. For additional unique experiences see, e. g. , Die tr. D. O su¨dostdeutschen Schreibschulen und Bibliotheken, vol. I : Die bayerischen Dio¨zesen (Wiesbaden, 1974), vol. I I : Die vorwiegend o¨sterreichischen Dio¨zesen (Wiesbaden, 1980). there's a microfiche variation of the records of Bischoff and his predecessor Paul Lehmann (1884–1964): A. Mentzel-Reuters (ed. ), Handschriftenarchiv Bernhard Bischoff (1906–1991) und Paul Lehmann (1884–1964) mit einem Verzeichnis der beschriebenen Handschriften von Marcus Stumpf und Zdenka Stoklaskova (Bibliothek der MGH, Hs. C 1–C 2), Munich, 1997. 60 The records McGurk, Latin Gospel Books. M. McNamara, reviews on Texts of Early Irish Latin Gospels ( A D 600–1200) (Instrumenta Patristica 20), Dordrecht, 1990, is a textual research with a bankruptcy at the heritage of analysis. one other source for the examine of a few manuscripts major for the Latin types is ok. Gamber, Codices Liturgici Latini Antiquiores (Spicilegii Friburgensis Subsidia 1), Fribourg, 1968 and Supplementum (Spicilegii Friburgensis Subsidia 1A), Fribourg 1988. it's a catalogue through paintings, with symptoms of manuscripts and variations. L. E. Boyle, Medieval Latin Palaeography. A Bibliographical advent (Toronto Medieval Bibliographies 8), Toronto, Buffalo and London, 1984 is a useful reference paintings. it really is up-to-date by means of digital Palaeography: a brand new Bibliographical web site In memoriam: Leonard Boyle, OP at www. geocities. com/Athens/Aegean/9891/palaeog. html. between many palaeographical handbooks, observe the next: M. P. Brown, A advisor to Western old Scripts from Antiquity to 1600, London, 1990; Gibson, Bible within the Latin West; A. Derolez, The Palaeography of Gothic Manuscript Books. From the 12th to the Early 16th Century (Cambridge experiences in Palaeography and Codicology 9), Cambridge, 2003.

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