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10.2.5 Ethiopic 
(1,160 words)

Part of 10. Maccabees – 10.2. 2 Maccabees

An obscure Gǝʿǝz translation of 2 Maccabees is known from only three copies, all of which are now found in the British Library: EthOr 491 folios 197v–218v (late seventeenth century), EthOr 504 folios 95r–105v (dated 1755), and EthOr 505 folios 23r–39r (between 1721–1730).1 Behind this shared deposit lies a common provenance, as all three manuscripts…

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Erho, Ted, “10.2.5 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_SIM_000740>
First published online: 2018

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