By Michael E. Stone
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The scholarly literature on these sources is extensive. A detailed bibliographic re source for many aspects of this period is DiTommaso, Bibliography. From a different per spective, rich, if not always well-organized information may be found in Denis and Haelewyck, Introduction a la litterature religieuse judeo-hellenistique. 44. Since Syriac is an Aramaic dialect, scholars have suggested that on occasion Syriac Christian literature absorbed Jewish traditions more or less directly, without a Christian Greek intermediary stage.
Among others, the eminent historian of ancient religion A. D. Nock wrote review articles of Good"R. " James C. , it was transmitted from antiquity in Hebrew. If he is correct, then this supports our view that it reached the Book of Asaph the Physician in some context lying out side the "conventional" channels of transmission. See Chapter 2, 45,167-69. 57. Such examples are discussed, in different dimensions, by John C. Reeves in a series of writings, such as Tracing the Threads; "Some Explorations of the Intertwining of Bible and Qur'an"; his important book, Jewish Lore in Manichaean Cosmogony; and others.
Recently, I have been informed of the discovery of a previously-unrecognized frag ment of a known apocryphon among the Geniza fragments (a fragment of Aramaic Levi Document, discovered by Gideon Bohak, forthcoming in Journal of Jewish Studies under the title, "A New Genizah Fragment of the Aramaic Levi Document"), and, within recent months (May 2009), of Coptic fragments of an apocalypse previously unknown except in Old Church Slavonic by the Leiden papyrologist Joost van Hagen (2 Enoch). I am obliged to Prof.
Ancient Judaism: New Visions and Views by Michael E. Stone