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Bibil Identifier bibil:234878
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) The Syriac Version of John Chrysostom's Commentary on John
Title (English, ) I. Mêmrê 1-43. V.
Translator Childers, Jeff W.
Series Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium (Volume: 652)
Series Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium. Scriptores Syri (Volume: 251)
Year (Publication) 2013
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2013
Year (Copyright) 2013
Year (Reference) 2013
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature HB1751/652
Place 23"00/07"(08)CSCO
Publishing house Peeters
Place Leuven
ISBN 978-90-429-2729-2
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages xvii Pages
333 Pages
height in cm 24
Genre Original
Abstract St. John Chrysostom was one of the most popular and influential Greek Fathers in Syrian churches. His works began to be translated into Syriac in the fifth century, after which they significantly impacted the shape of Syriac exegetical, homiletical, dogmatic, and spiritual writing. These volumes make available for the first time an edition of the Syriac text and English translation of St. John Chrysostom’s Exegetical Homilies on the Gospel of John, typically known in Syriac as Chrysostom’s Commentary on John, Homilies (Mêmrê) 1–43. The text is edited on the basis of the extant main manuscripts, from the 6th–8th centuries, in addition to excerpts preserved in various collections. Introductions to the two volumes explore the Syriac manuscript tradition, the origin and technique of the translation, its value as a witness to the Greek text, the nature of its many biblical citations, and the impact of the version on the Syriac tradition. The volumes include an orthographical index and an index of biblical citations.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the New Testament : Gospels : Gospel of John
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Ancient Christian Literature : Texts and Authors (Church Fathers) : Texts and Authors : John Chrysostom
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Near East : Ancient Near East (in general) : Languages / Epigraphy : Semitic Languages : North-West Semitic : Aramaic : Late Aramaic : Eastern Aramaic : Syriac
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Themes : Scripture
Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : History of Interpretation and Reception : Important Persons : Antiquity (-> 7th cent.)
Genres Modern Translation
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