10758Re: [GTh] Sayings 26 and 27
- Dec 17, 2013Awesome. Thanks, Mike! That is helpful ... I was really puzzled over that one.
On 12/17/13, Mike Grondin wrote:
>> ... I don't ... know when and by whom the current numbering system was
>> first put forward.
> Now I do. It's from the first English edition of CGT, 1959, by Guillaumont,
> Puech, Quispel, and Al Massih.
> "The numerals which appear at the top of the right-hand pages, or have
> been inserted within parentheses on these pages, correspond to the numbers
> of the 114 logia, which represent our enumeration within this collection
> (p. vi, emphasis added)
> There were a couple other early numbering systems, but this one stuck.
> In the case of 27, 93, and 101, the authors added " ". In fact,
> that's in the Greek (P.Oxy 1) of Th27 - the only one of the three that we
> can compare. Why it isn't in the Coptic is, I suspect, more likely due to
> a self-imposed limitation on the number of occurrences of IS/IHS than
> to scribal error.
> Mike Grondin
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