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1.3.2 Samareitikon
(2,104 words)

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Although its patchy attestation does not allow one to attain certainty, the Samareitikon most probably was a Greek translation of sp, produced by Greek-speaking Samaritans at some time during the early centuries c.e. The writing must have been lost due to the extinction of Samaritan communities in the Greek-speaking world.1 Attestation

A number of Septuagint manuscripts (mainl…

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Joosten, Jan, “1.3.2 Samareitikon”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 20 May 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0001030200>
First published online: 2020

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