[b-hebrew] Did Clement of Alexandria write YHWH = Iaou?
David P Donnelly
davedonnelly1 at juno.com
Sun Sep 11 06:45:03 EDT 2005
At the link above is a portion of the Article "Jehovah" from the
Encyclopedia Britannica of 1910-11.
It mentions that Clement of Alexandria said that the Tetragrammaton was
however in a footnote at the bottom of the page,
it mentions that 3 different variants are found at Stromata Book V.
One of these variants is "Iaou" and it is said to be found in Codex L.
Codex L is Greek Codex Laurentianus V 3, and is an eleventh century
It is possible that Codex Laurentianus is the oldest evidence in
that preserves the actual Greek spelling that Clement of Alexandria
wrote in about 200 A.D.
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