jc.bhebrew at googlemail.com
Sat Jul 24 09:09:26 EDT 2010
I've got to be honest. I'm not entirely sure what your question is. Are you
asking a dating question about the Codex Vaticanus? i.e. are you asking if
we uphold the 4th century dating on the basis of this tsade line of
On 23 July 2010 12:46, Arnaud Fournet <fournet.arnaud at wanadoo.fr> wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- From: James Christian
> To: Arnaud Fournet
> May I suggest to whoever offended Yitzhak to just give an apology (no
> matter how ingenuine) so that we can get on and discuss something useful.
> This definition of mythology discussion isn't going anywhere useful that I
> can see.
> James Christian
> Maybe this has already been discussed before, but I have some questions
> about the affricate or non affricate pronunciation of (T)SADE.
> Cantineau 1954 discusses a Greek manuscrit called Vaticanus of the
> Lamentations supposedly dating back to the IVth century AD, which mentions
> in Greek letters Tau-Sigma-Alpha-D-Eta as name of that letter. He infers
> from that document that the affricate pronunciation must be old and possibly
> the original one.
> So I have a handful of questions about the presumed authenticity of that
> manuscrit, its dating and its relevance for TSADE or SADE, possible
> alterations or any reason to conclude in this or that direction, or not to
> conclude at all, or to prefer some other better reference for that issue.
> What should exactly be thought about that issue?
> Many Thanks.
> Arnaud Fournet
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