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8.7 Coptic
(2,430 words)

Part of 8 Jubilees

8.7.1 Nature and Significance

Jubilees survives in Coptic only in several quotations in the Sahidic dialect preserved on a single late antique papyrus leaf, which also preserves quotations or paraphrases from other biblical and extra-biblical sources. While it is well established that Jubilees (as “The Little Genesis”) circulated in Greek in f…

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T. Crislip, Andrew, “8.7 Coptic”, 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_0208070000>
First published online: 2020

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