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Commentary on Zechariah

Author: Didymus, the Blind; Robert C Hill
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Catholic University of America Press, [2006] 2006
Series: Fathers of the church, v. 111.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The book of Zechariah is 'the longest and most obscure' of the Twelve Minor Prophets, Jerome remarked. That may have been the reason why in 386 he visited the Alexandrian scholar Didymus the Blind and requested a work on this prophet. Though long thought to be lost, the work was rediscovered in 1941 at Tura outside Cairo along with some other biblical commentaries. As a result we have in our possession a commentary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Commentaries Early works to 1800
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Named Person: Didymus, the Blind
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Didymus, the Blind; Robert C Hill
ISBN: 081320111X 9780813201115
OCLC Number: 59280274
Language Note: Text in English, translated from the Greek; introduction and notes in English.
Description: xi, 372 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Circumstances of composition of the Zechariah Commentary --
Text of the Commentary, Didymus's Biblical text --
Didymus's approach to Scripture --
Style of commentary --
Didymus as interpreter of Zechariah --
Theological accents of the Commentary --
Significance of the Commentary on Zechariah --
Commentary on Zechariah.
Series Title: Fathers of the church, v. 111.
Other Titles: On Zechariah.
Responsibility: Didymus the Blind ; translated by Robert C. Hill.
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In 386 Jerome visited the Alexandrian scholar Didymus the Blind and requested a work on Zechariah. This is a commentary on Zechariah by Didymus that enjoys particular distinction as his only complete  Read more...

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