1699 RARE English Testament of the Twelve Patriarchs Judaica Hebrew 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 1699 English edition was translated out of Grosseteste’s Greek by Christopher Tesdale, per Wing.

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1699 RARE English Testament of the Twelve Patriarchs Judaica Hebrew 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 1699 English edition was translated out of Grosseteste’s Greek by Christopher Tesdale, per Wing.

 

Item number: #9514

Price: $750

 

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The Testament of the Twelve Patriarchs, the sons of Jacob

 

London: Printed by T. Milbourne for the Company of Stationers, 1699.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [160] unnumbered pages
  • References: Wing T 802; Hazlitt III, 37;
  • Provenance:
    • Bookplate – James Elwin Millard, D.D.
      • Millard (1823-1894) became Curate of Bradfield, Berkshire, England, 1846; Headmaster of Magdalen College School, 1846; Fellow of his College, 1853; and Vicar of Basingstoke, Hampshire (1864 to at least 1881). He contributed a few hymns to the Devout Chorister, by T. F. Smith
      • He published the follow works:
        • The Island Choir, or the Children of the Child Jesus, 1847
        • Historical Notices of the Office of Choristers, 1848
        • A Short Account of Basingstoke, Basing and the Neighbourhood, 1874
      • Handwritten – Ehsmyo Eyalsu, 1757
    • Language: English
    • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
    • Size: ~6in X 4in (15cm x 10cm)
    • Very rare and desirable

 

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9514

Categories

Other

Religion

Authors

Traditional

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete