George Gwilliam

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George Henry Gwilliam (died 1914 aged 67) was an English Aramaicist.[1] He continued the work of Philip E. Pusey on making an edition of the Aramaic New Testament of the Peshitta.[2] The utility of the edition is however limited by its reliance on late sources.[3]


  1. ^ The Periodical Volume 5 Oxford University Press - 1914 "George Henry Gwilliam, who died on November 17, aged 67, edited the Syriac Tetraeuangelium Sanctum, with which Pusey's name is associated, and, in the Semitic series of the Anecdota Oxoniensia, the Palestinian Version of the Holy ..."
  2. ^ The Nation Volume 75 1902 "He had collated many MSS. and collected much material when, in 1880, his lamented death intervened. Thereafter the work was taken up by the present editor, George Henry Gwilliam. He has made use of forty- one MSS., ranging from copies "
  3. ^ The text of the New Testament: an introduction to the critical ... Page 194 Kurt Aland, Barbara Aland - 1995 "The text printed in the London edition prepared by Philip Edward Pusey and George Henry Gwilliam is obviously a late form ie, the text which achieved common acceptance. It reveals nothing of the early stages of the Peshitta's development which is a matter of controversy."