pseudepigraphal


pseudepigraphal
pseud·epig·ra·phal

English syllables. 2014.

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  • pseudepigraphal — adjective see pseudepigraphic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Baruch, Apocalypse of — ▪ pseudepigraphal work in full  The Book Of The Apocalypse Of Baruch The Son Of Neriah,         a pseudepigraphal work (not in any canon of scripture), whose primary theme is whether or not God s relationship with man is just. The book is also… …   Universalium

  • Isaiah, Ascension of — ▪ pseudepigraphal work       pseudepigraphal work surviving intact only in a 5th–7th century AD Ethiopic edition. Fragments exist in Greek, Coptic, Latin, and Old Slavonic. Three separate works comprise the total book, the final version by a… …   Universalium

  • Jubilees, Book of — ▪ pseudepigraphal work also called  the Little Genesis,         pseudepigraphal work (not included in any canon of scripture), most notable for its chronological schema, by which events described in Genesis on through Exodus 12 are dated by… …   Universalium

  • Moses, Assumption of — ▪ pseudepigraphal work       a pseudepigraphal work (not in any biblical canon), a prophecy of the future relating to Israel, put into the mouth of Moses and addressed to Joshua just before the great lawgiver died. Using Moses predictions and… …   Universalium

  • Peter, Apocalypse of — ▪ pseudepigraphal Christian writing also called  Revelation To Peter,         pseudepigraphal (noncanonical and unauthentic) Christian writing dating from the first half of the 2nd century AD. The unknown author, who claimed to be Peter the… …   Universalium

  • Protevangelium of James — ▪ pseudepigraphal work       pseudepigraphal (noncanonical and unauthentic) work written about the mid 2nd century AD to enhance the role of Mary, the mother of Jesus, in Christian tradition. The story of Mary s childhood as given in the… …   Universalium

  • Aristeas, Letter of —       pseudepigraphal work of pseudo history produced in Alexandria, probably in the mid 2nd century BC, to promote the cause of Judaism. Though the size and prestige of the Jewish community had already secured for itself a definite place in… …   Universalium

  • Genesis Apocryphon — ▪ apocryphal work       pseudepigraphal work (not accepted in any canon of scripture), one of the most important works of the Essene community of Jews, part of whose library was discovered in 1947 in caves at Qumrān, near the Dead Sea, in… …   Universalium


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