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9.11 Arabic
(835 words)

Part of 9 Judith

9.11.1 Background and Significance

The history of the book of Judith in Arabic is largely uncharted. Judaeo-Arabic versions of the book remain unattested. In contrast, however, a number of manuscripts of Christian provenance survived.1 None of them has been subjected to a thorough study. Although the book of Judith played an important role among the Syriac-speaking Churches and was transmitted in two distinct versions, no …

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Vollandt, Ronny, “9.11 Arabic”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 09 August 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0209110000>
First published online: 2020



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