Download e-book for iPad: A Synopsis of the Apocryphal Nativity and Infancy Narratives by James Keith Elliott

By James Keith Elliott

ISBN-10: 9004150676

ISBN-13: 9789004150676

ISBN-10: 9047409329

ISBN-13: 9789047409328

This guide presents a whole and up to date view of our present wisdom approximately Carian, one of many Indo-European languages spoken in historic Anatolia. The decipherment of the Carian alphabet has just recently made it attainable to investigate Carian inscriptions and to categorise the Carian language linguistically. The ebook covers all significant subject matters of study on Carian: the direct and oblique assets with an variation of the Carian inscriptions following a brand new type process, the background of the decipherment, the Carian alphabet, and the phonological, morphological, lexical, and syntactic positive factors of the language. It comprises an annotated Carian word list. the amount concludes with a different appendix on Carian cash and legends via Koray Konuk that might be of specific curiosity to experts in historic numismatics.

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And the angel of the Lord appeared to him, saying, ‘There is here the shortest rod, of which you have made no account: you brought it in with the rest, but did not take it out with them. ’ Now that was Joseph’s rod; and because he was an old man, he had been cast off, as it were, that he might not receive her, but neither did he himself wish to ask for the return of his rod. ’ And Joseph came up trembling, because the high chapter one 22 priest had called him with a very loud voice. But as soon as he stretched forth his hand, and laid hold of his rod, immediately from the top of it came forth a dove whiter than snow, exceedingly beautiful, which, after flying for a long time about the roofs of the Temple, finally flew towards the heavens.

When the Feast of Dedication approached Joachim went up to Jerusalem with some of his kinsfolk. At that time Issachar was High Priest there. And when he saw that Joachim was there among his compatriots with his offering he rebuked him and refused his gifts, asking him why he dared to take his place among the fruitful when he was infertile. He told him that his offering may be unworthy in God’s sight, as God had not deemed him worthy of producing a descendent. Scripture said that everyone who did not produce a male child was cursed in Israel.

Because you have chosen chaste virginity you shall conceive without sinning and shall bear a son. He shall be great because he will rule from sea to sea and from the river to the ends of the earth and he shall be called Son of the Most High because he who is born in humility on earth reigns with the Father in grandeur. And the Lord God shall give him the throne of his father David and he shall reign over the house of Jacob for centuries and his reign shall have no end. ’ F D [Liber Flavus 43] F F.

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