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10.1.7 Georgian 
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Part of 10. Maccabees - 10.1 1 Maccabees

The books of Maccabees were first rendered into Georgian language in the early eighteenth century1 by Archil II (Arčil II, 1647–1713), the four-time king of the Georgian kingdom of Imereti, who took refuge in Russia in 1682 (I.1.4.8.3.3).2 In Moscow he translated  1–3 Maccabees by using as a source for his work the 1663-printed Church Slavonic Bible (I.1.4.10).3

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Bruni, Alessandro Maria, “10.1.7 Georgian ”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 27 June 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_243616>
First published online: 2018



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