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MS Ger 136

Tischendorf, Constantin von, 1815-1874. Constantin von Tischendorf papers relating to biblical studies: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Ger 136
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Tischendorf, Constantin von, 1815-1874.
Title: Constantin von Tischendorf papers relating to biblical studies,
Date(s): 1849-1928 (inclusive), 1849-1874 (bulk).
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in Latin, Greek, German, and English.
Abstract: Papers of the German biblical critic Constantin von Tischendorf.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Gift of Mrs. Elinor Gregory Metcalf, Belmont, Mass.; received: 1940.

Biographical / Historical

Tischendorf was a German biblical critic. Caspar René Gregory was an American biblical scholar and professor at the University of Leipzig. James Hardy Ropes (A.B. 1889) served as Hollis Professor of Divinity at Harvard (1910-1933).

Scope and Contents

Portions of corrected proof sheets and offprints of works by Tischendorf, including his Monumenta sacra inedita and Synopsis evangelia, and editions of the Greek New Testament. Also contains autograph manuscripts in German describing Jerusalem and fragments of Die Anfectungen der Sinaibibel and an appendix to Novi Testamenti Vaticani. Also includes offprints of Caspar René Gregory's "Reformen an der Universität Leipzig" (1912) and James Hardy Ropes' and William H. P. Hatch's "The vulgate, Peshitto, Sahidic and Bohairic versions of Acts and the Greek manuscripts" (1928).

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