February 1, 2011 - 9:06am | by Ian W. Scott
Text Status and Contents:
The Greek text of the Testament of Solomon is presented here as it appears in C. C. McCown, The Testament of Solomon (UNT 9; Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs, 1922), 5-75. Work on a critical apparatus has not yet begun.
Apart from a single Syriac and a single Arabic manuscript which have been identified but not published, the textual evidence for the Testament of Solomon survives only in Greek.
Please note that final proofreading of this edition of Testament of Solomon is not complete. Use with caution until further notice.
- R. Daniel, "The Testament of Solomon XVIII 27-28, 33-40," Papyrus Erzherzog Rainer (P. Rainer Cent.). Festschrift zum 100-jährigen Bestehen der der Papyrussammlung der österreichischen Nationalbibliothek (2 vols.; Wien: In Kommission bei Verlag Bröder Hollinek, 1983), 294-306.
- K. Preisendantz, "Ein Wiener Papyrusfragment zum Testament Salomonis." Eos 48 (1956): 161-7.
- ** First publication of a papyrus fragment dated to the 5th-6th century CE.
- C. C. McCown, The Testament of Solomon (UNT 9; Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs, 1922), 5-75
For further bibliography, see DiTommaso, Bibliography, 895-7.
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