Biblical commentary (P.Duk.inv. 764 (b))


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Catalogue Record

 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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