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3823Re: [Synoptic-L] when is a verse not a verse?

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  • Stephen Carlson
    Oct 6, 2011
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      On Thu, Oct 6, 2011 at 4:30 PM, David Mealand <D.Mealand@...> wrote:

      > **
      > Incidentally is the story true that the 16th C verse division
      > was done as the scholar in question "travelled across Europe
      > on horseback" as I heard a lecturer declare many years ago?
      > Presumably he meant the work was done in the inns after the
      > route for the day had been completed.

      I usually heard it joked that every time there was a bump in the road, a new
      verse came into being.

      Stephen C. Carlson
      Graduate Program in Religion
      Duke University

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