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by StephenGoranson
Wed Nov 20, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Help finding an ancient Christian library with copies of Homer
Replies: 5
Views: 8119

Re: Help finding an ancient Christian library with copies of Homer

Oxyrhyncus is now a collection, but is made up of discards from many sources. So not necessarily a "Christian library with copies of Homer."
by StephenGoranson
Mon Nov 04, 2019 1:53 am
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: An obscure passage from the Babylonian Talmud possibly about the gospel(s).
Replies: 7
Views: 11309

Re: An obscure passage from the Babylonian Talmud possibly about the gospel(s).

Pages 89-91 on the versions of the Birkat haMinim that also included Notsrim. And footnote 60.
by StephenGoranson
Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:04 am
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: Passages relating to the Teacher of Righteousness.
Replies: 13
Views: 19701

Re: Passages relating to the Teacher of Righteousness.

I'm not at home with my books; I may check later. I can say that in an old article I argued that the Teacher of Righteousness was Judah the Essene. Though that article is not perfect (for example, the page one reference to Josephus, Antiquities should be corrected to read Ant. 13.xi.2; #311), I stil...
by StephenGoranson
Sun Jul 28, 2019 3:29 am
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: 3 Dead Sea Scroll notes
Replies: 0
Views: 6255

3 Dead Sea Scroll notes

1) George Brooke will lecture on "The DSS as Archaeological Artifacts," presumably to be published later: https://www.thebritishacademy.ac.uk/events/dead-sea-scrolls-archaeological-artefacts 2) A fairly recent (2019) book, T & T Clark Companion to the DSS, I reviewed here: http://people.duke.edu/~go...
by StephenGoranson
Mon Jun 17, 2019 12:02 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The Legion of Jesuses in Josephus
Replies: 65
Views: 74695

Re: The Legion of Jesuses in Josephus

StephenGoranson wrote: ↑ Sun Jun 16, 2019 2:51 am Tal Ilan, in Lexicon of Jewish Names in Late Antiquity, Part I, Palestine 330 BCE-200 CE (2002) 56, 126-33, 449 documented 103 men named Joshua, the sixth most popular male name in this collection. davidlau17 wrote: I'm familiar with that work - but ...
by StephenGoranson
Sun Jun 16, 2019 2:51 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The Legion of Jesuses in Josephus
Replies: 65
Views: 74695

Re: The Legion of Jesuses in Josephus

Tal Ilan, in Lexicon of Jewish Names in Late Antiquity, Part I, Palestine 330 BCE-200 CE (2002) 56, 126-33, 449 documented 103 men named Joshua, the sixth most popular male name in this collection.
by StephenGoranson
Tue May 28, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: report: doctoral dissertation on "secret gospel" claims not a fake
Replies: 13
Views: 11086

Re: report: doctoral dissertation on "secret gospel" claims not a fake

Librarians generally do not appreciate visitors stealing or destroying books in their library. And stealing or destroying it would not further QQ's aims. No equivalence?
by StephenGoranson
Tue May 28, 2019 3:10 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: report: doctoral dissertation on "secret gospel" claims not a fake
Replies: 13
Views: 11086

Re: report: doctoral dissertation on "secret gospel" claims not a fake

I suggest that if QQ did not return the book, the librarian would have noticed, so perhaps in this case it is not the same level of probability. Yes I saw his photos. Thanks. The usual ownership-marking places (spine and title page) were missing. I am not opposed to testing. It may be fair to say th...