The East Syriac Psalm Headings Hardback

A Critical Edition

by H F Van Rooy; Herrie F Van Rooy;

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The East Syriac Psalm Headings

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The East Syriac Psalm headings reflect the exegesis of the Antiochine school, with the most important stimuli the commentaries of Diodore of Tarsus and Theodore of Mopsuestia. The latter's commentary on the Psalms was translated into Syriac. Abridged versions of that commentary were also compiled. Theodore's exegesis had a profound influence on East Syriac interpretation of the Bible, and especially on the study of the Psalms. The East Syriac headings contain a summary of Theodore's exegesis and this exegesis had an important influence on the work of Syriac interpreters such as Ishodad of Merv and Bar Hebraeus. This edition of the East Syriac Psalm headings describes the history of research on these headings, beginning with the first publications from the nineteenth century, with special attention given to the work of Baethgen, Vosté, Devreesse and Bloemendaal. It presents a new critical edition of these headings, using unpublished manuscripts not previously utilised. This includes the headings in the important manuscript 12t4, presently in Baghdad, containing at least four different sets of headings. This edition contains a translation and a detailed discussion of these headings.

The East Syriac Psalm Headings by H F Van Rooy; Herrie F Van Rooy was published by Gorgias Press in August 2014. The ISBN for The East Syriac Psalm Headings is 9781611438673.

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Details for The East Syriac Psalm Headings

Page last updated 15th October 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherGorgias Press (August 2014)
Editionabridged edition
Number of Pages286
Thickness21 mm
Height229 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code4318978
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