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Title: The Martyrdom of Polycarp in Church Slavonic: An Evidence of the Academic Menologion
Authors: Khomych, Taras # ×
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: North-Holland Pub. Co.
Series Title: Vigiliae Christianae: A Review of Early Christian Life and Language vol:67 pages:393-406
Abstract: This contribution deals with a significant gap in the studia Polycarpiana. It focuses, in particular, on a Church Slavonic translation of the Martyrdom of Polycarp, one of the earliest of Christian martyria. This versional evidence has not been published until now and, consequently, not taken into account by any of the previous editions of the Martyrdom. The present article offers a collation and a detailed analysis of the earliest available copy of the translation. Eventually it shows that the Slavonic version may provide an independent (from the extant Greek manuscripts) testimony to the text of the Martyrdom and as such is of significant text-critical value.
ISSN: 0042-6032
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Research Unit Biblical Studies
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