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3.10 Arabic
(3,058 words)

Part of 3 Daniel, Additions to

3.10.1 Background

The Prayer of Azariah, The Song of the Three Young Men, and Bel and the Dragon were translated by Christians into Arabic around the ninth century C.E., as evident from extant manuscript sources. Susanna is not attested until the eleventh century (I.18.4.8). It is commonly assumed that early Christian-Arabic translations were initially produced by members of the Church of th…

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Lindgren Hjälm, Miriam, “3.10 Arabic”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 30 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0203100000>
First published online: 2020

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