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8.1 Textual History of Jubilees
(8,292 words)

Part of 8 Jubilees

8.1.1 Introduction Title

Jubilees goes by several names in the languages in which it has been transmitted. In Christian Greek sources, the book has been known as “the Little Genesis” (ἡ Λεπτὴ Γένεσις),1 the “Details of Genesis,”2 “Jubilees”3 or, by some, as “Apocalypse of Moses.”4 In Syriac (8.4), it is once referred to as “the book of the Hebrews that is called Jubilees (ܝܘܒܝܠܝܐ).”5 In Gəʿəz (Ethiopic; 8.6) the book is called either “Divi…

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Doering, Lutz, “8.1 Textual History of Jubilees”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 03 October 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0208010000>
First published online: 2020

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