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9.5 Latin
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Part of 9 Judith

9.5.1 General Background

The book of Judith was included in the Latin bible among the historical books in two principal textual forms: Vetus Latina (VL) and Vulgate (V). These textual forms differ substantially and some Latin bibles presented both sequentially. VL-Jdt is a literal translation of LXX-Jdt (9.3) made in North Africa ca. 200–300 C.E.1 V-J…

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Ryan, Stephen, “9.5 Latin”, 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_0209050000>
First published online: 2020



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