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Re: [Synoptic-L] HE UNFOLDED THE CODEX

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  • Stephen C. Carlson
    ... This was addressed by Bagnall too. Rev. 6:14 describes the heavens opening like a book being rolled up (hWS BIBLION hELISSOMENON). So it is clear that
    Message 1 of 21 , Mar 19, 2001
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      At 06:32 AM 3/19/01 EST, Maluflen@... wrote:
      >Thanks, Steven, for your explanation. I wonder if Rev 5:1-2 could throw some
      >light on the discussion? Does this text envision a codex rather than a
      >scroll, and if so, how much significance can be attached to the use here of
      >ANOIXAI, with the same noun as in Lk 4, BIBLION? I realize that this text
      >cannot throw decisive light on Lk 4:17, because ANOIXAI can certainly be used
      >for a scroll as well, and presumably BIBLION can refer to either a scroll or
      >codex too.

      This was addressed by Bagnall too. Rev. 6:14 describes the heavens
      opening like a book being rolled up (hWS BIBLION hELISSOMENON). So
      it is clear that John of Patmos contemplated scrolls for books.

      Stephen Carlson
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