Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts

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Bible: Novum Testamentum (New Testament)
(1,173 words)

(without commentaries and modern translations)

name for the canon of Greek Christian texts, as opposed to the books of the so-called OT (Vetus Testamentum).

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The composition dates for the texts of the canon range from the middle of the 1st cent. AD to the middle of the 2nd cent. AD. The 14 Pauline epistles, presumably from the sixth decade of the first cent., are among the oldest. The Corpus Paulinum probably contains some spu…

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Landfester, Manfred, “Bible: Novum Testamentum (New Testament)”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, English edition by Tine Jerke and Volker Dallman (2009). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der antiken Texte: Autoren- und Werklexikon. Herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester in Verbindung mit Brigitte Egger. Serie: Der Neue Pauly – Supplemente, 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, Band 2. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 14 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0048>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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