By Stanley E. Porter
In "Christian Origins and Greco-Roman Culture," Stanley Porter and Andrew Pitts gather a world crew of students whose paintings has excited about reconstructing the social matrix for earliest Christianity by utilizing Greco-Roman fabrics and literary types. every one essay strikes ahead the present realizing of the way primitive Christianity located itself on the subject of evolving Hellenistic tradition. a few essays specialize in configuring the social context for the origins of the Jesus flow and past, whereas others verify the literary relation among early Christian and Greco-Roman texts.
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H. Oxy. H. Grenf. H. Oxy. H. H. Colon. inv. H. 1072]), Bel and the Dragon (Bodl. gr. bib. H. Ryl. H. Oxy. H. Oxy. H. Oxy. H. g. Diocletian). 4. ” refers to the catalog of van Haelst mentioned above. H. Connolly, “New Fragments of the Didache,” JTS 25 (1924): 151–153. 60 See also K. R. James, “The Rainer Fragment of the Apocalypse of Peter,” JTS 32 (1931): 270–279. 61 To some, Revelation was seen as non-canonical. 62 Gamble, Books and Readers, 236. 63 Roberts, Manuscript, 14. g. Oxy. 1809, 2076, 2288).
50 Turner, Typology, 51. 51 Although the height of the codex was limited by the height of the roll, the codex could be made shorter than the roll if further cuts were made (Turner, Typology, 50–51). 52 Roberts, Manuscript, 10–11. ), yet still contains 192 pages. For more discussion, see A. Henrichs 46 26 michael j. g. 54 However, this innovation did not appear to meet with much success and in the later years of Martial’s publishing there are no more references to the miniature parchment codex.
Afterwards, an intensive scraping process creates parchment of various thickness and quality. 38 Only three of these parchment codices could be placed definitively in the second century, and none of them were Christian documents. ” However, such uses of these terms have created problems. Since, in a strict sense, the term “recto” simply refers to the front of a folio and the “verso” to the back (Gamble, Books and Readers, 265 n9), questions arise as to whether the terms should be used simply for the front and back of a document or for the horizontal/flesh and vertical/hair sides.