Re: tc-list Greek O.T. "editiones quinta et sexta"
- I know this is not what you are asking about, but for photos of the Hexapla see
"Psalterii Hexapli Reliqviae" by Iohannis Card. Mercati printed in 1958. I
have some copies of the book about 75 pages of so but not the whole thing. I
know a library about 20 miles from where I live that has it.
Also note other post for more data.
At 11:00 AM 9/3/98 -0600, you wrote:
>I am needing to find information on what became known as the "editio
>quinta" and the "editio sexta." Origen's Hexapla had 4 Greek
>versions - LXX, Symmachus, Aquila and Theodotion. In addition, for
>certain sections, including the Psalms, he had a fifth and sixth
>(7th and 8th columns in his edition). I have discovered a little
>about their origin, but am especially interested in their
>Were editions of these versions available outside
>Caesarea where ORigin's Hexapla lay. I have seen it said that the
>Tetrapla (the 4 Greek versions mentioned above) circulated separately
>from the Hexapla. Also, that the Hexapla as a whole never
>circulated, i.e. that Jerome had to have copies of parts made as
>needed or had to go to Caesarea to consult the whole.
>The point of my research is to try to nail down at what periods of
>his life Jerome might have had access to the quinta and sexta, i.e.
>only during his Bethlehem years, or perhaps during his stay at
>Antioch, Constantinople and/or Rome.
>Any help or thoughts or references where to look further would be
>Glen L. thompson
>Martin Luther College