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The New Testament in Greek IV: The Gospel according to St. John: Volume 2: The Majuscules
Schmid, U. B., editor
Leiden: Brill, 2007 pp. viii + 553 + 34 plates. $264.00
New Testament Tools, Studies and Documents, 37
Description: This book provides transcriptions and images of some of the oldest parchment manuscripts of the Gospel of John in Greek. It contains also a complete critical apparatus of all the parchment manuscripts of John, including such important manuscripts as Codex Vaticanus and Codex Sinaiticus. The transcriptions and plates are restricted to fragmentary and difficult-to-read copies. These havereceived the same detailed treatment as was used by the International Greek New Testament Project to make an edition of the papyri of John (Brill: 1995). The International Greek New Testament Project is a European-American project currently collaborating with the Institut fŁr neutestamentliche Textforschung (MŁnster, Germany) to make a critical edition of the Gospel of John in the Editio Critica Maior.
Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Johannine Literature, John, Literature
Review by Marcus Sigismund
Citation: Marcus Sigismund, review of U. B. Schmid, ed., W. J. Elliott and D. C. Parker, The New Testament in Greek IV: The Gospel according to St. John: Volume 2: The Majuscules, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2009).
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