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2.1.3 Syriac 
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Part of 2. Baruch/Jeremiah - 2.1. Baruch

2.1.3.1 Names

Baruch is known under two names in Syriac manuscripts: “Baruch” in the Syro-Hexapla (I.1.4.5) and the “Second Letter of Baruch” in the Peshitta (I.1.3.4). Thus, whereas the Syro-Hexapla mirrors the Greek identification and context of copying, manuscripts containing the Peshitta version identify the text explicitly as a lette…

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Lied, Liv Ingeborg, “2.1.3 Syriac ”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 17 June 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_00000520>
First published online: 2017



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