This series publishes authoritative studies of the so-called "Old Testament Pseudepigrapha", apocalyptic and apocryphal works written by Jews and Christians in the "intertestamental" period and the early centuries of our era.
Studia in Veteris Testamenti Pseudepigrapha
By Daniel C. Olson, St. Mary’s College, Moraga (CA)
A New Reading of the Animal Apocalypse of 1 Enoch offers a full theological analysis of this second-century BCE allegory and uses this as the basis for a new commentary on the text, presented in a fresh translation.
by Andrei A. Orlov
This volume is a study of two of the most important Slavonic apocalypses, the Apocalypse of Abraham and 2 Enoch, as the crucial conceptual links between the symbolic universes of Second Temple apocalypticism and early Jewish mysticism.
Michael A. Knibb
Twenty-one essays by Michael Knibb on the Book of Enoch and on other Early Jewish texts and traditions have been included in this collection, which illustrates some of the dominant concerns of his work throughout his career.
This volume includes an introduction, a translation and an in-depth commentary of the fragments of the Exagoge, a Greek tragedy written by a Jewish poet named Ezekiel the Tragedian, who lived between mid- 2nd and mid-1st century BCE. The author offers an interpretation of the play which links ...
This volume illuminates the full extent of the ancient and mediaeval apocryphal texts associated with or attributed to Daniel (including the Daniel legenda, the apocryphal apocalypses, and the prognostica) and investigates their relationship with the biblical Book of Daniel.
Jonas C. Greenfield, Michael E. Stone and Ester Eshel
The fragments of Aramaic Levi Document are presented for the first time as a single coherent whole. This book, which will move the study of this pivotal document to a new level, includes original texts, translation, introduction and extensive and detailed commentary.
M. de Jonge
This book analyses the Christian transmission of the Pseudepigrapha of the Old Testament, in particular the case of the Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs and the Greek Life of Adam and Eve.
This volume contains a detailed study of the third Sibylline book. This Jewish work was written sometime between 80 and 40 BCE in Asia Minor. It provides valuable information on the position and self-image of Jews in a non-Jewish, Graeco-Roman environment.
Michael D. Eldridge
The first comprehensive attempt to provide an interpretation of this ancient text. Narrative criticism and speech act theory are deployed. A Jewish rather than Christian provenance is argued for, and its bearing on possible Jewish missionary activity is assessed.
Edited by Gary Anderson, Michael Stone, and Johannes Tromp
This volume is a collection of articles by some of the foremost scholars in the field, dealing with the rich variety of Adam and Eve-traditions, from The Life of Adam and Eve onwards to late medieval writings in Armenian.
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