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Bibil Identifier bibil:227044
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Editing a Fluid and Unstable Text
Title (English, ) The Example of the Acts of Pilate (or Gospel of Nicodemus)
Author Gounelle, Rémi
Journal Apocrypha (Volume: 23)
Year (Publication) 2012
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2012
Year (Copyright) 2012
Year (Reference) 2012
Language English
Pages 81-97 Pages
Genre Original
Notes English translation by Nathanael Szobody.
Abstract he notion of “mouvance” is valid and thoroughly operational for analyzing the textual tradition of the Acts of Pilate, as it is a fl uid and profoundly unstable tradition. By applying the tools and meeting the requirements both of classical philology and of the “New Philology”, the editors of the Acts of Pilate seek to organize and interpret this complex manuscript tradition, while underscoring the proliferation of variants and the transformative dynamic of the text. However, the current editorial project does not satisfactorily account for the insertion of the Acts of Pilate in a collection of texts that can be identified, by and large, as a coherent corpus. The development of certain electronic tools could offer a solution to this difficult problem.
DOI 10.1484/J.APOCRA.1.103240
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha : Apocryphal Texts relating to New Testament Characters or Events : Ministry and Passion : Pilate : Gospel of Nicodemus / Acts of Pilate
Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Ecdotics
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