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MJ. Smith | Forum Activity | Posted: Fri, Sep 20 2019 3:01 PM


Part 1: Ancient Versions
1. Ancient Versions of the Old Testament Made for the Use of Jews


The Septuagint
The Jewish Targums


2. Ancient Versions Intended Chiefly for Christians


The Syriac Versions
The Latin Versions
The Coptic Versions
The Gothic Version
The Armenian Version
The Georgian Version
The Ethiopic Version
The Arabic Versions
The Sogdian Version
The Old Church Slavonic Version
The Nubian Version


Bruce Manning Metzger, The Bible in Translation: Ancient and English Versions (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2001), 5.

(I've bolded what is available in Logos)

Yes, I haven't looked at Gothic texts seriously for 4 decades so I have some refreshing to do, but I am genuinely excited to have the Gothic NT/Mark in my library. Now will you please offer the Old Latin (pre-Vulgate) or the Old Church Slavonic as the next logical editions to check off the list?

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Denise | Forum Activity | Replied: Fri, Sep 20 2019 8:03 PM

I tried to find a published resource of Old Latin mss's. No luck; maybe my luck is out. Seems like german resources are most likely.

Best web source was (images):

http://www.vetuslatina.org/ 

So far:

An example page (goodness!)):

Nice discussion:

http://www.gettysburgseminary.org/mhoffman/OTinNT/student/McClungR%20Latin%20Manuscripts%20Overview%20Presentation.pdf 

And why the Old Latin could provide so many missing verses (!!) from modern translations (aka the KJV; my humor couldn't resist)):

https://www.scionofzion.com/olv.htm 

Logos offers the older but good discussion:

https://www.logos.com/product/125665/the-old-latin-and-the-itala 

But I added a newer one (good quality; good for Logos):

https://www.amazon.com/Latin-New-Testament-History-Manuscripts-ebook/dp/B019WUZS2S 


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