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13–17.2.4.1 Ruth
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13–17 Five Scrolls

 13–17.2 Secondary Translations

  13–17.2.4 Late Syriac Translations

13–17.2.4.1.1 Text

The complete Syro-Hexaplaric text of the book of Ruth is extant in a unique eighth-century C.E. manuscript,1 i.e., Add. 17.103 of the British Library (London), containing both Judges (folios 4r–61v) and Ruth (folios 62v–70r), the text of which was edited by Rørdam in 1861,2 and then again by de Lagarde in 1892.3 Undoubtedly, there are also citations from Syh-Ruth remainin…

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Michael G. Wechsler, “13–17.2.4.1 Ruth”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 06 April 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_SIM_000507>
First published online: 2015



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