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10.1.5 Ethiopic 
(2,024 words)

Part of 10. Maccabees - 10.1 1 Maccabees

Attested in only three manuscripts, namely British Library EthOr 491 folios 168r–197v (late seventeenth century), British Library EthOr 504 folios 82r–95r (dated 1755), and British Library EthOr 505 folios 1r–23r (between 1721 and 1730),1 an arcane Gəʿəz translation of 1 Maccabees is virtually unknown to Ethiopians and Western scholars a…

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Erho, Ted, “10.1.5 Ethiopic ”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 25 June 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_000730>
First published online: 2018

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