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The Eusebian canon tables : ordering textual knowledge in Late Antiquity

The Eusebian canon tables : ordering textual knowledge in Late Antiquity

Author: Matthew R Crawford
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, cop. 2019.
Series: The Oxford early Christian studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

This study investigates the origins and use of the Canon Tables apparatus, which was included in the four-gospel codex. This reading aid was invented in the early fourth century by Eusebius of  Read more...


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Named Person: Eusebio, di Cesarea
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew R Crawford
ISBN: 9780198802600 0198802609
OCLC Number: 1241193532
Description: xvii, 372 p. : ill., facs. ; 24 cm.
Contents: AbbreviationsIntroduction1: Eusebius>' Canon Tables as a Paratext for Ordering Textual Knowledge2: The Origins of Scholarship on the Fourfold Gospel: From Alexandria to Caesarea3: Reading the Gospels with the Eusebian Canon Tables4: Augustine>'s Usage of the Canon Tables in De Consensu Evangelistarum5: Canon Tables 2.0: The Peshitta Version of the Eusebian Apparatus6: Scholarly Practices: The Eusebian Canon Tables in the Hiberno-Latin Tradition7: Seeing the Salvation of God: Images as Paratext in Armenian Commentaries on the Eusebian Canon TablesConclusionAppendix 1: A Translation of Eusebius' Letter to CarpianusAppendix 2: Eusebian Parallels in Augustine's De consensu evangelistarumAppendix 3: The Gospel Synopsis in Codex Climaci Rescriptus and its Possible Connection to Ammonius' Diatessaron-GospelAppendix 4: Theophanes the Grammarian's Note about Canon TablesBibliography
Series Title: The Oxford early Christian studies.
Responsibility: Matthew R. Crawford.


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Crawford has written a splendid and erudite book about Eusebius's Canon Tables, an oft-neglected feature of ancient gospel manuscripts. * Jean-Francois Racine, Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Read more...

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