[B-Greek] Marcion on Matthew 5:17

Barry nebarry at verizon.net
Tue Jul 27 16:43:46 EDT 2010

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From: "Kevin P. Edgecomb" <kevin at bombaxo.com>
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Subject: Re: [B-Greek] Marcion on Matthew 5:17

> Quoting Michael Baber <illuminatiaries at yahoo.com>:
>> The Greek text is according to a so-called Adamantius' Dialogue   Against 
>> Marcion, cited from Tischendorf's Critical Apparatus. I   think this 
>> "Adamantius" was quoting what Marcion had supposedly said  when he 
>> intentionally distorted Matthew 5:17.
> "Adamantius" is a nickname of Origen.  If a commentary on Matthew is 
> mentioned, then it is likely the commentary by Origen, not Marcion, is  in 
> view.

No, different Adamantius.  The citation was already tracked down, with A 
Greek-Latin and English translation.

N.E. Barry Hofstetter
Classics and Bible Instructor, TAA
(2010 Savatori Excellence in Education Winner)
Mentor, TNARS


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