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8.4 Syriac
(2,166 words)

Part of 8 Jubilees

8.4.1 Nature and Significance

Jubilees does not survive in Syriac translation, but several Syriac exegetes and chroniclers knew traditions from this text, often in a reworked form. There is no conclusive evidence that a complete Syriac translation of Jubilees ever existed, although Syriac exegetes and chroniclers from the sixth until the thirteenth century C.E. were familiar with traditions from this text. The most popular traditions in Syriac concern…

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Hilkens, Andy, “8.4 Syriac”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 05 October 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0208040000>
First published online: 2020

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