Other Infancy Narratives

J. K. Elliott

in The Apocryphal New Testament

Published in print November 2005 | ISBN: 9780198261827
Published online April 2009 |
Other Infancy Narratives

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No translations are given of any other infancy stories, as these are in general far removed from the earlier apocryphal material. Brief introductory comments are given below on: 1. The Armenian Infancy Gospel 2. Liber de Infantia Salvatoris 3. The Gospel of the Birth of Mary 4. Coptic Infancy Stories 5. Other Mary fragmentsLater infancy material may be seen in the Ethiopic Miracles of Jesus: S. Grébaut, Les Miracles de Jésus: Texte éthiopien publié et traduit, PO 12.4 (Paris, 1919)—cf. also M. Chaîne, Liber Nativitatis Mariae, in CSCO 1.7 (Paris, 1909), 13–16. E. A. Wallis Budge, Legends of our Lady Mary the Perpetual Virgin and her Mother Hanna translated from the Ethiopic manuscripts collected by King Theodore of Makdala and now in the British Museum (London, 1922). —One Hundred and Ten Miracles of our Lady Mary translated by Ethiopic Manuscripts (Oxford, 1933).

Chapter.  1466 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies ; Biblical Studies

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