By Stanley E. Porter
In "Christian Origins and Greco-Roman Culture," Stanley Porter and Andrew Pitts gather a world workforce of students whose paintings has fascinated with reconstructing the social matrix for earliest Christianity by using Greco-Roman fabrics and literary varieties. each one essay strikes ahead the present figuring out of ways primitive Christianity positioned itself on the subject of evolving Hellenistic tradition. a few essays specialise in configuring the social context for the origins of the Jesus flow and past, whereas others investigate the literary relation among early Christian and Greco-Roman texts.
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Roberts, “An Unpublished Fragment of the Fourth Gospel in the John Rylands Library,” BJRL 20 (1936): 45–55. 18 The key works on this gospel include, G. Mayeda, Das Leben-Jesu-Fragment Papyrus Egerton 2 und seine Stellung in der urchristlichen Literaturgeschichte (Bern: Paul Haupt, 1946); Jon B. D. H. I. C. Skeat, Fragments of an Unknown Gospel and Other Early Christian Papyri (London: Trustees of the British Museum, 1935); and most recently Thomas Kraus, Michael J. Kruger, and Tobias Nicklas, Gospel Fragments (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008), see section one.
H. Roberts, Manuscript, Society and Belief in Early Christian Egypt (London: Oxford University Press, 1979), 17 n. 7. 44 The fifth/sixth century Vienna Genesis (Theol. Gr. 31) is dyed purple and contains 48 miniatures illustrating the content of the text (which was written in silver). g. fourth century Codex Vaticanus was given large and colorful (blue) initial letters by a later scribe; the first three lines of Deuteronomy, and the title and first two lines of Joshua were written in red ink in the fifth century Freer Codex (W); and codex Bezae used red ink for the first three lines of each book.
77 For various approaches, see Kurt Treu, “Die Bedeutung des Griechischen für die Juden im römischen Reich,” Kairos 15 (1973): 123–144; Robert A. , The Bible as Book: The Transmission of the Greek Text (London: British Library, 2003), 51–72; Trobisch, The First Edition of the New Testament, 11–19; Hurtado, “The Origin of the Nomina Sacra,” 655–673; Brown, “Concerning the Origin of the Nomina Sacra,” 7–19. 78 Most notably, it appears the nomina sacra are found in our earliest New Testament fragment, P52.
Christian Origins and Greco-Roman Culture: Social and Literary Contexts for the New Testament by Stanley E. Porter