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Some of the correspondence between Keenan and Waugh, which offers insights on the genesis and reception of Apocrypha
, is in Waugh's "Correspondence concerning the 'Correspondence,'" in "Kamen' Kraeug"l'n", Rhetoric of the Medieval Slavic World: Essays Presented to Edward L.
In a rare instance where this was not the case, Jerome clearly declared in the Helmed Prologue to the Vulgate that the Apocrypha
were useful books but not part of the canon.
In the roughly one hundred pages of this study that focus on the early Marian apocrypha
, Clayton presents one of the better introductions to these traditions presently available.
In the Middle Ages shortened versions in Latin were produced--Erbetta's collection of the New Testament apocrypha
in Italian lists some eleven shorter versions, as does M.
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A final section surveys the Biblical text as attested in ancient literature such as apocrypha
and pseudepigrapha, Qumran literature, Josephus, Philo, the New Testament, Rabbinic literature, Greek church fathers, Syriac church fathers, and Coptic church fathers.
The Biblical apocrypha
(from the Greek word apokruphos, meaning "hidden") denotes the collection of ancient books found, in some editions of the Bible, in a separate section between the Old and New Testaments or as an appendix after the New Testament.
By way of contrast, Wilhelm Schneemelcher's New Testament Apocrypha
treats them as three separate documents [rev.
The list neglected to list the Tanach im Perush Mada'i (yotze behishtatfut lamdanim mumchim) by Avraham Kahana [1874-1946] a prolific scholar who, inter alia, translated also the Apocrypha
Chapter 1 presents an overview of various traditions about Simon Magus, demonstrating that later traditions were often developed independently of those represented in the NT and early Christian apocrypha
Evidence is drawn from Jewish sources from this period: mainly early rabbinic literature, but also Jewish Hellenistic literature, Qumran sources, Apocrypha
and Pseudepigrapha, and inscriptions.
Curiously, as O'Connell notes, there was a "revival" of biblical theater in the 1590s and again in 1602 in plays using the Old Testament or the Apocrypha
and written by Thomas Lodge, Robert Greene, George Peele, Samuel Rowley, William Byrd and others for Philip Henslowe and the Admiral's Men, but he offers no explanation for their sudden reappearance.
Volume I of the Corpus was devoted to the CPA text of the Old Testament and Apocrypha
(1997), and volume II will have the New Testament Gospels and Epistles from an early period.
But the difference between the apocrypha
which inspired centuries of Christian art, music, and drama, and the outrageous distortions found in such modern works as the The Last Temptation of Christ, is that of motive.