Midterm Study Guide - M u ratorian fragment is a copy of...

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Muratorian fragment is a copy of perhaps the oldest known list of the books of the New Testament . The fragment is a seventh-century Latin manuscript bound in an eighth or seventh century codex that came from the library of Columban 's monastery at Bobbio ; it contains internal cues which suggest that it is a translation from a Greek original written about 170 or as late as the fourth century. Nag Hammadi- town in Egypt where digging peasants discovered a jar of thirteen fragmentary books in leather bindings in 1945. Written in Coptic. Manufactured in mid- fourth century. Contained books not accepted into Canon, but used by Christian Gnostics Torah- 5 books- Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy. English translation is “law” or “guidance/direction” Alexander the Great- arguably the most significant world conqueror in Western civilization. Conquered Persian monarch Darius. Important because he pressed a cultural unity upon eastern Mediterranean, particularly Greek culture. Hellenization- Process by which Greek culture and religion were spread throughout
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This note was uploaded on 07/19/2010 for the course NES 2326 taught by Professor Haines-eitzen during the Spring '10 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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