1693 RARE English Testament Twelve Patriarchs Armenian Orthodox Bible Apocrypha

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‘The Testament of the Twelve Patriarchs’ is a pseudo-Biblical work consisting of the words and commands of the twelve sons of Jacob. Originally written in Greek and Hebrew in the 2nd-century, this text was first collected and introduced by Robert Grosseteste in the 12th-century. While the text is not scriptural, it has implications for both Jewish and Christian history and scholarship.

 

This 1693 English edition was translated out of Grosseteste’s Greek by Robert Grosthead.

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1693 RARE English Testament Twelve Patriarchs Armenian Orthodox Bible Apocrypha

 

‘The Testament of the Twelve Patriarchs’ is a pseudo-Biblical work consisting of the words and commands of the twelve sons of Jacob. Originally written in Greek and Hebrew in the 2nd-century, this text was first collected and introduced by Robert Grosseteste in the 12th-century. While the text is not scriptural, it has implications for both Jewish and Christian history and scholarship.

 

This 1693 English edition was translated out of Grosseteste’s Greek by Robert Grosthead.

 

Item number: #9564

Price: $950

 

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The Testament of the Twelve Patriarchs, the sons of Jacob

 

London: Printed by T. Milbourne for the Company of Stationers, 1693.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • 160
    • Signatures: A-K⁸
  • References: Wing T 801; Hazlitt III, 37;
  • Provenance: Handwritten – Benjamin J. Cymmey, 1695
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~6in X 4in (15cm x 10cm)
  • Very rare and desirable with no other example for sale worldwide

 

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9564

Categories

Other

Religion

Authors

Traditional

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete