File NLW MS 12920E. - Old Testament influence on the ancient Syriac gospels,

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NLW MS 12920E.


Old Testament influence on the ancient Syriac gospels,


  • 1906 / (Creation)

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92 pp.

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A ?holograph copy of a thesis on 'The Influence of the Old Testament on the Ancient Syriac Gospels' [submitted by William Porter for the degree of D.Litt. of the University of Edinburgh, 1906], and copies of a report on the said thesis and an accompanying letter sent by F. C. Burkitt [? Francis Crawford Burkitt, professor of Divinity, University of Cambridge], from Cambridge, to Dr. Kennedy [? Archibald Robert Stirling Kennedy, professor of Hebrew and Semitic languages, University of Edinburgh], January [19]06.

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  • eng, etc.

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English, etc.

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The description is also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

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See also NLW MSS 12921-12922E, 12923-12925B, 12926-12928A, 12929B.

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Formerly known as William Porter 1.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 12920E.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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