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11.5 Latin
(2,757 words)

Part of 11 Prayer of Manasseh

At least four factors make the Latin tradition of the Prayer of Manasseh both important and complex: 1) the Oratio Manassis “Prayer of Manasseh” underwent a series of revisions against the Greek textual tradition (11.3); 2) there are several versions of the Prayer of Manasseh in Latin; 3) there are various Latin dialects into which this prayer was subsequently revised in the Middle Ages; and 4) Lati…

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Babota, Vasile, “11.5 Latin”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 09 August 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0211050000>
First published online: 2020

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