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3.5 Ethiopic
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Part of 3 Daniel, Additions to

3.5.1 Background

The Ethiopic version of Daniel preserves a Theodotionic text (I.18.4.3) and thus includes the three major apocryphal additions. In addition to the translation’s relatively early date, the version has geographical significance. The Gəʿəz Bible represents the southernmost reach of the Greek Scriptures in early Christianity, pr…

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Niccum, Curt, “3.5 Ethiopic”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 25 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0203050000>
First published online: 2020

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