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Title: Biblical commentary, [4--] Subject: Jesus Christ --Person and offices --Early works to 1800. Bible O.T. Proverbs XXII, 20. Greek. Septuagint --Commentaries. Intermediate state --Early works to 1800. Eschatology --Early works to 1800. Rich man and Lazarus (Parable) Bible --Allegorical interpretations --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Literary papyri --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, incomplete ; 12 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 11.8 x 10.2 cm. 20 lines. Written along the fibers on the recto over a washed-out text in a different hand; written across the fibers on the verso. Upper margin of 2.5 cm.; left margin of 1 cm. on the recto; small right margin on the verso; cut straight along bottom by dealer. P.Duk.inv. 764 (b) was formerly P.Rob.inv. 27 (b). Papyrus codex leaf with a biblical commentary from Egypt. Front mentions the "bestower" of eternal life (Christ). Followed by a reference to the threefold interpretation of Scripture based on Origen's reading of Proverbs 22:20, a passage quoted in full. Back has the impossibility to relieve the plight (thirst) of those in Hades, probably an allegorical reading of the parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus. Written over a documentary text in Greek (P.Duk.inv. 764 (a)). In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository.
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