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By Z. David Zuwiyya

By no means earlier than has there seemed in English any such choice of essays pertaining to Alexander the Great's legacy in international literature. From Greek and Latin works of the Classical interval via Medieval texts in Syriac, Persian, Coptic, Arabic, Ethiopic and Hebrew, in addition the ecu languages, the fourteen chapters conceal the gamut of Alexander literary reviews as compiled by means of the various premier students in each one box, bringing the reader updated on every thing Alexander.

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Kazis, The Book of Gests of Alexander, p. 53. J. Kazis, The Book of Gests of Alexander, pp. 204ff. 40 Since the book was finished by 1325, this Hebrew Alexander had to be composed before that year. Some of its motifs are found in rabbinic literature as well as in recension ε and γ of the PC. 42 The Hebrew Alexander romance of type 4 represents a very fragmentary translation from the French Roman d’Alexandre composed by Alexandre de Paris which was very popular in the 12th century. It is striking that the anonymous translator decided to transliterate some verses in Old French into his work.

A still valuable lengthy review of Nöldeke’s opusculum is S. Fraenkel “Th. 2 (1891), 309–330. 9 Nöldeke, Beiträge, p. 17. See A. Baumstark, Geschichte der syrischen Literatur (Bonn, 1922, reed. Berlin, 1968), p. 125; K. Czeglédy (1957), pp. V. Pigulevskaya, “Sirijskaya legenda ob Aleksandre Makedonskom,” Palestinskii Sbornik 3 (1958), 75–97. See also H. G. Bulgakov, “Arabskaya parallel k 24 glave III knigi sirijskoj versii romana ob Aleksandre,” Palestinskii Sbornik 2 (1956), 53–57. J. Reinink, “Die Entstehung der syrischen Alexanderlegende als politischreligiöse Propagandaschrift für Herakleios’ Kirchenpolitik,” in C.

By 8 ½. Accurated bold strangelā writing with numerous vowel points. D. A. Wallis Budge. Paper. 15 quires. 160 leaves with 20 lines per page, about 9 ¼ in. by 6 ¾. It is another copy of a text ordered by Budge, also from 1886, from an old Nestorian MS, kept in the Library of Alqōš. 30 It is another text whose copy was commissioned by Budge, also in 1886, starting from an old Nestorian MS that remains in the 26 W. Wright, Catalogue of the Syriac Manuscripts in the British Museum (London, 1872), 3:1064, No.

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