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Solomonic Writings
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[German Version]

I. Wisdom of Solomon

1. Canonicity and versions.

The Wisdom of Solomon (Sapientia Salomonis) is classified as a deuterocanonical or apocryphal book (Apocrypha). Both terms reflect its inclusion in the Septuagint, but the Muratorian Canon (Muratorian Fragment) even recognizes the book of Wisdom written in Greek by “friends of Solomon” as part of the New Testament. In general, though, it is classed amo…

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Lattke, Michael, “Solomonic Writings”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 16 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_024701>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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