Greek New Testament sources?
|From:||Peter Clark <peter-clark@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, June 3, 2003, 16:57|
Here's a question for all you Greek fans: where can I find copies of Greek
New Testaments? I have the United Bible Societies' NT (4th edition), but this
is a compilation of various manuscripts and texts, and doesn't reflect _one_
particular variant, but rather aims to get as close as possible to the
original text. In the name of historical accuracy, I'm seeking a text from
the Byzantine era (preferably around the fifth or sixth century) that could
have conceivably made its way to the Crimea.
The back-history to all of this, of course, is that the Enamyn began to
converted to Christianity in the third century (not inconceivable, since
there were several Greek colonies on the south coast of the Crimea), and en
masse by the fourth or fifth century. I'd like to start work on the Enamyn
Bible translation, but I need something to translate from, variant readings
Also: how much variance is there in the Septuagint? Or can I grab any old
copy and be fairly certain that the Enamyn would have had a very similar
Oh what a tangled web they weave who try a new word to conceive!