Verona Palimpsest

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The Verona Palimpsest (or Fragmentum Veronese) is a manuscript, dated about the 494 CE, which contains a Christian collection of Church Orders in Latin.[1] The manuscript, which contains many lacunae, is the only source of the Latin version of the Apostolic Tradition.

Description[edit]

This manuscript is preserved in the Chapter House Library (Biblioteca Capitolare) in Verona and is numbered LV (olim 53). It is a palimpsest in which the Sententiae of Isidore of Seville in the 8th century has been written over the previous content, which includes:

Publication[edit]

This Palimpsest was discovered in 1896 and fully published in 1900 by Edmund Hauler.[4] A further edition was published by Erik Tidner in 1963[5]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Bradshaw, Paul F. (2002). The Search for the Origins of Christian Worship. Oxford University Press. pp. 75,88. ISBN 978-0-19-521732-2. 
  2. ^ a b c Steimer, Bruno (1992). Vertex traditionis: die Gattung der altchristlichen Kirchenordnungen. Walter de Gruyter. pp. 106–113. ISBN 978-3-11-013460-5. 
  3. ^ Peretto, Elio (1996). Tradizione Apostolica. pp. 19–21. ISBN 88-311-3133-8. 
  4. ^ Edmund Hauler, Didascaliae apostolorum fragmenta ueronensia Latina. Accedunt canonum qui dicuntur Apostolorum et Aegyptiorum reliquae, Leipzig 1900
  5. ^ Erik Tidner, Didascaliae apostolorum Canonum ecclesiasticorum Traditionis apostolicae versiones Latinae, TU 75, Berlin 1963

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