The Old Testament in Byzantium (Dumbarton Oaks Byzantine by Paul Magdalino, Robert S. Nelson (eds)

By Paul Magdalino, Robert S. Nelson (eds)

This quantity includes chosen papers from a December 2006 Dumbarton Oaks symposium that complemented an exhibition of early Bible manuscripts on the Freer Gallery and Sackler Gallery of paintings titled “In the start: Bibles ahead of the yr 1000.” audio system have been invited to check using the Greek outdated testomony as a textual content, social perform, and cultural adventure within the Byzantine Empire. not just are recollections of the previous testomony ubiquitous in Byzantine literature and artwork, however the Byzantine humans additionally respected and pointed out with previous testomony position types. The outdated testomony hooked up Byzantium not just with its Christian associates yet with Jewish and Muslim peoples besides. This common phenomenon hasn't ever bought systematic research. The previous testomony in Byzantium considers the manifestations of the holy books in Byzantine manuscript representation, structure, and govt, in addition to in Jewish Bible translations and the development of Muhammad’s personality.

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Frank, “Karaite Exegesis,” in Hebrew Bible/Old Testament: The History of Its Interpretation, ed. M. 2:110–28 (here 126–28). 9 On these see L. J. Weinberger, Jewish Hymnography: A Literary History (London, 1998), especially chap. ” 10 See V. Colorni, “L’uso del greco nella liturgia del giudaismo ellenistico e la Novella 146 di Giustiniano,” Annali di storia del diritto 8 (1964): 1–69. 42 nicholas de lange acquired its preeminent position, but an interesting clue is provided by a decree of emperor Justinian I dated 8 February 553, which depicts a Jewish community seriously divided on this issue.

A. Giannouli, WByzSt 26 (Vienna, 2007), 382, referring to Is. 5:5–6. 107 Cf. P. Magdalino, “Ο οφθαλμός της οικουμένης και ο ομφαλός της γης: Η Κωνσταντινούπολη ως οικουμενική πρωτεύουσα,” in Tο Βυζάντιο ως οικουμένη (Athens, 2005), 107–23. 108 Fowden, Empire to Commonwealth (n. 11 above), 65–72; S. Ivanov, “Mission Impossible: Ups and Downs in Byzantine Missionary Activity from the Eleventh to the Fifteenth Century,” in The Expansion of Orthodox Europe, ed. J. Shepard (Aldershot, 2007), 251–65.

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