January 31, 2011 - 9:18pm | by Ian W. Scott
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The Greek text of 4 Maccabees is presented here without critical apparatus as it appears in Alfred Rahlfs, ed., Septuaginta: Id est Vetus Testamentum graece iuxta LXX interpretes (2 vols.; Stuttgart: Privilegierte württembergische Biblelanstalt, 1935).
The Old Latin version, Passio SS. Machabaeorum, has not been included in this edition.
Please note that final proofreading of this text has not yet been completed. Use with caution until further notice.
- Alfred Rahlfs, ed., Septuaginta: Id est Vetus Testamentum graece iuxta LXX interpretes (2 vols.; Stuttgart: Privilegierte württembergische Biblelanstalt, 1935).
- H. B. Swete, The Old Testament in Greek According to the Septuagint (3 vols.; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1925-30), 3.729-762.
- H. E. Apel, "Maccabaeorum liber III," Libri Veteris Testamenti apocryphi graece (Leipzig: Impensis Eduardi Meissneri, 1830), 266-288.
For further bibliography see DiTommaso, Bibliography, 693-694.
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