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2.2.2 Greek 
(1,167 words)

Part of 2. Baruch/Jeremiah - 2.2. 2 Baruch/Syriac Apocalypse of Baruch

A Greek version of 2 Bar 12:1–13:2 and 13:11–14:3 survives on a fragmentary papyrus sheet. This fragment, Papyrus Oxyrhynchus III 403,1 was first published in 1903 by Grenfell and Hunt as part of their publication of the large papyrus finds discovered in the Egyptian town of Oxyrhynchus in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.2

The fragment3 measures 13 x 11 cm and is most likely the remains of a leaf of a codex. The leaf has text on both sides, 2 Bar 12:1–13:2 on the verso and 13:11–14:3 on the recto. Sixteen …

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Lied, Liv Ingeborg, “2.2.2 Greek ”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 20 June 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_00000527>
First published online: 2017



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