New Testament
(2,188 words)

Abstract

The New Testament is an unstructured corpus of twenty-seven books, written primarily during the late 1st c. CE in a variety of Koine Greek, and reflects several different genres or text-types and registers.

The New Testament is an unstructured corpus of twenty-seven books, written primarily during the late 1st c. CE (and by some accounts into the early 2nd c.), and canonized as a body of religious …

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Stanley E. Porter, “New Testament”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 17 December 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000248>
First published online: 2013



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