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Lines of Enquiry

Philip Burton

in The Old Latin Gospels

Published in print November 2000 | ISBN: 9780198269885
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600449 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198269889.003.0001

Series: Oxford Early Christian Studies

 Lines of Enquiry

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What is the status quaestionis in Old Latin studies? Is the term Itala helpful or confusing? What is the relative value of the manuscript evidence vis à vis the patristic citations? Within the field of textual criticism, how far is it legitimate to reconstruct unattested variants?

Keywords: Itala; Old Latin; patristic citations; textual criticism

Chapter.  4370 words. 

Subjects: Early Christianity

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