By Stuckenbruck, Loren T.
The quantity is a remark on 1 Enoch chapters 91-108 that starts off with the Ethiopic textual content culture but additionally takes the Greek and Aramaic (Dead Sea Scrolls) facts into consideration. This component to 1 Enoch, which incorporates fabric from at the very least 5 diverse files composed your time in the course of the second century BCE, offers a window into the early levels of the reception of the earliest Enoch culture, because it was once being negotiated when it comes to elitist non secular rivals, at the one hand, and on the subject of different Jewish traditions that have been flourishing on the time. The statement, at the start of which there's an intensive creation, is based within the following means: there's a translation for every unit of textual content (including the Greek and Aramaic the place it exists, with the Greek and Ethiopic translations provided synoptically), by means of certain textual notes that justify the interpretation and supply details on an entire variety of adaptations one of the manuscripts. This, in flip, is by means of a basic touch upon the unit of textual content; after this there are certain notes on every one subdivision of the textual content which try to situate the content material in the circulation of biblical interpretation and constructing Jewish traditions of the second one Temple interval. The 5 files in 1 Enoch 91-108 are handled within the following order: (1) Apocalypse of Weeks (93:1-10; 91:11-17); (2) Admonition (91:1-10, 18-19); (3) Epistle of Enoch (92:1-5; 93:11-105:2; (4) start of Noah (106-107); and (5) the Eschatological Appendix (108).
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