Editing the Peshitta Old Testament: From the Nineteenth Century until Today

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Abstract

The nineteenth and twentieth centuries have seen a number of editions of the Old Testament in Syriac according to the Peshitta version. However, there were also several other plans for editions and aborted projects. This paper discusses those endeavours as well as the edition and translation projects now underway.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBibbia e Corano: edizioni e ricezioni
EditorsCarmela Baffioni, Anna Passoni Dell’Acqua, Rosa Bianca Finazzi, Emidio Vergani
Place of PublicationMilan-Rome
PublisherBiblioteca Ambrosiana - Bulzoni Editore
Pages253–267
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)978-8868970543
Publication statusPublished - 7 Nov 2016

Publication series

NameOrientalia Ambrosiana
Volume5

Keywords

  • Peshitta
  • Bible Editions
  • Old Testament
  • Syriac

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    ter Haar Romeny, R. B. (2016). Editing the Peshitta Old Testament: From the Nineteenth Century until Today. In C. Baffioni, A. Passoni Dell’Acqua, R. B. Finazzi, & E. Vergani (Eds.), Bibbia e Corano: edizioni e ricezioni (pp. 253–267). (Orientalia Ambrosiana; Vol. 5). Milan-Rome: Biblioteca Ambrosiana - Bulzoni Editore.