Date and Provenance of the Syriac Cave of Treasures: A Reappraisal

  title={Date and Provenance of the Syriac Cave of Treasures: A Reappraisal},
  author={Sergey Minov},
  journal={Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies},
  pages={129 - 230}
  • Sergey Minov
  • Published 1 February 2018
  • Art
  • Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies
The original Syriac composition known as the Cave of Treasures (hereafter referred to as CT) is a representative of the loosely defined genre of “rewritten Bible”.1 Presenting itself as a work of Ephrem the Syrian, it presents a peculiar account of Christian Heilsgeschichte, in which the narratives of the Old and the New Testaments are creatively merged into a new cohesive narrative that begins with the creation of the world and ends with the Pentecost. This new version of the sacred history… 
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