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, Greek, Modern (), English, Book, Illustrated edition: Codex Sinaiticus and the Simonides affair: an examination of the nineteenth century claim that. Series: Analecta Vlatadon, No. In English. Cloth, 24 cm, pp. CONTENTS: PREFACE CODEX SINAITICUS SIMONIDES KALLINIKOS SIMONIDES THE. Get this from a library! Codex Sinaiticus and the Simonides affair: an examination of the nineteenth century claim that Codex Sinaiticus was not an ancient.

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Chris Pinto used George Merrill to document an undisputed factual point, the meeting of Tischendorf with the pope. Petersburg report, but we do not even affaif the name of the person making the report, as Chris Pinto sinaitkcus out to you two months ago.

Then you insist that Pinto would have to delve into other Merrill argumentation, which is largely defunct and superseded and repetitively given here, there and everywhere. The birthday question was based on some misinformation in a bio, fully resolved, and even a baptism certificate was referenced, and that would make Simonides 19 or Similar Items Related Subjects: No bolder attempts in zffair direction have been made than those which rendered the name of Constantine Simonides infamous, especially in connection with the Sinaitic manuscript.

Thus the issues of Simonides claimed marks, artificial aging on the paper, the surprise of the new finds, and hieroglyphic issues, all ill-examined, become critical examination points.

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Incidentally, now it should be obvious why James White made no effort to engage the historical issues in the debate. Twitter Facebook Like this: According to Simonides himself, he could not have been more than fifteen years old inwhen he began the task, and it was shown that to have finished it at the time designated he must have written at least twenty thousand large and separate uncial letters every day, which was simply incredible.


Public Private login e. This site uses simonifes. I merely note that in the history of scholarship there is this fascinating and bold figure who impressively passed off as genuine some fakes that fooled some people and obtained widespread attention in their time.

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So, I guess the lesson is that we always need to treat critically any new item; and the greater the claim for an item, the greater the critical scrutiny required and justified. Petersburg under an assumed name. It was a marvelous story, requiring the most colossal impudence, and yet so cunningly planned, so boldly supported, with the manual skill of its author so well known, that for a time it found credit in some quarters.

There is no doubt that Kallinikos was accused in the s of being a Simonides fabrication. While much could be gone into, I will challenge you very simply: Write a review Rate this item: Separate different tags with a comma.

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Patriarchal Institute for Patristic Studies, c Leave me a Comment Cancel reply Enter your comment here Codex Sinaiticus and the Simonides affair. Simonides was reported to have perished of leprosy in ; but two years later he was seen in St. We agree that Chris Pinto used George Merrill to document a simple factual point. What we have from that period are various literary texts e. Pinto puts a sinister spin on that incident to make it appear that Tischendorf was in league with the Vatican to plot out a destructive course for the Christian Protestants.

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You might want to read his pages. Soft cover, 24 cm, pp Nor have all such efforts been of an honorable character. Yours in Jesus, Steven Avery. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

In fact it is upon Kallinikos that the whole question hinges.