Baruch II

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‘The Syrian Apocalypse’. A Jewish work which professes to have been written by Baruch, Jeremiah's secretary. It was probably written after the fall of Jerusalem in ad 70 to encourage the Jews after the destruction of the Temple. It was composed in Greek, but mostly survives only in Syriac.

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