Friday, April 28, 2017

Dan Machiela on The Aramaic Language of the Dead Sea Scrolls

Dan Machiela writes on Ancient Jew Review The Aramaic Language of the Dead Sea Scrolls: Why it Matters and What Lies Ahead. In this interesting post he discusses the linguistic dating and classification of this important corpus.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Zachary Cole on Greek Numerals

Zachary Cole has published a new book on Numerals in Greek NT manuscripts that sounds very interesting, including for those interested in Septuagint manuscripts.

Numerals in Early Greek New Testament Manuscripts Text-Critical, Scribal, and Theological Studies

Zachary J. Cole, Union Theological College

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Layout Conventions for the Masoretic Song of Moses (Deut 32)

Kim Phillips has an interesting discussion of a fragment from the Cairo Genizah that explicitly states an often-implicit convention among several of our most important Masoretic codices with regard to the layout of the text before the Song of Moses in Deuteronomy 32. Quite an interesting read!

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Hugh Houghton's Open Access Book on the Latin NT

Hugh Houghton just announced that his book The Latin New Testament: A Guide to its Early History, Texts, and Manuscripts is now available Open Access and can be freely downloaded from the OUP website. It is a great resource for those interested in understanding the Latin biblical manuscript tradition.