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Ascension of Isaiah
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Only a section of this ancient Christian work survives in Greek (no doubt the language of the original) in a papyrus from the 5th or 6th century CE (P.Amherst 1). The full text is only extant in an ancient Ge’ez (classical Ethiopic) translation known through nine manuscripts. Two fragments of an ancient Latin translation used by Arians were found in the inferior writing (5th or 6th cent. …

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Norelli, Enrico, “Ascension of Isaiah”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 20 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-7993_eeco_SIM_00000307>
First published online: 2018
First print edition: 20180827



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