No evidence has yet been found of any alterations made, after that time, in Ceylon; but there were probably before that time, in India, other books, now lost, and other recensions of some of the above.
2 On the various recensions of the text see D.
Owing to the fact that the material collected by Mordecai was left to his pupils to arrange, the work was current in two recensions, an Eastern (in Austria) and a Western (in Germany, France, &c.).
This involves the view that the historical traditions are mainly due to two characteristic though very complicated recensions, one under the influence of the teaching of Deuteronomy (Joshua to Kings, see § 20), the other, of a more priestly character (akin to Leviticus), of somewhat later date (Genesis to Joshua, with traces in Judges to Kings, see § 23).
There are, of course, numerous problems relating to the nature, limits and dates of the two recensions, of the incorporated sources, and of other sources (whether early or late) of independent origin; and here there is naturally room for much divergence of opinion.
It is from this narrower standpoint of an exclusive and confined Judah (and Benjamin) that the traditions as incorporated in the late recensions gain fresh force, and in Israel's renunciation of the Judaean yoke the later hostility between the two may be read between the lines.
Recensions and revisions were twice made, in 1368 and 1531; but how far the true Ibelin was recovered, and what additions or alterations were made at these two dates, we cannot tell.
- The two recensions' of the Hebrew original, to which we have already referred, were translated into Greek, the former being attested by the Greek MSS.
Again we have two recensions S' and S 2, but the one may be on the whole reasonably described-as an abbreviation of the other.
A and /3 are not, strictly speaking, Greek recensions; for their chief variations go back to diverse forms of text already existing in the Hebrew H a and HR.
The same corruption invaded both Hebrew recensions in T.
9 both recensions were right.
We have three different recensions of the code, one for Venedotia or North Wales, another for Dimetia or South Wales, a third for Gwent or North-east Wales.
We do not know how far these recensions were uniform in the beginning; but a variance must have occurred shortly after, for the manuscripts in which the codes are preserved differ greatly from each other.
The Martyrdom of Simeon exists in two recensions which have been separately edited by M.
2 (1892), which appears in two recensions from six and three MSS.
This work in two recensions was first published by James, Texts and Studies, ii.
2-4 are but slightly modified recensions of the same text, and as Isa.
I I; some recensions of the Septuagint even include the "Samaritans"!
Bengel was the first definitely to propound the theory of families or recensions of MSS.
The Latin text, together with later recensions and a Greek version, is published in Texts and Studies, i.
It is specially valuable in the portion relating to the history of the text (which up to the middle of the 3rd century he holds to have been current only in a common edition (Kocvi EK60cn), of which recensions were afterwards made by Hesychius, an Egyptian bishop, by Lucian of Antioch, and by Origen) and in its discussion of the ancient versions.
It has, however, been in part preserved to us in two of its recensions, G 1 and G2.
The doctrines of Hus had entered the country in very early times, and we find Polish recensions of Bohemian hymns; even the hymn to the Virgin previously mentioned is supposed to have a Czech basis.
Io), who, in his work on the Homeric poems, aimed at restoring the lost recensions of Aristarchus.
Recensions of Terence, Lucretius and Persius, as well as Horace and Virgil, were produced by Probus (d.
A single compiler is not likely to have introduced double recensions of one and the same psalm (as Ps.
Recensions made their appearance, that of Hesychius which was current in Egypt, and that of Lucian which became the accepted text of the Antiochene Church.
Some important contributions towards a right critical method of using the material collected have been made - in particular by Lagarde, who has also opened up a valuable line of critical work, along which much remains to be done, by his restoration of the Lucianic recension, one of the three great recensions of the Greek text of the Old Testament which obtained currency at the close of the 3rd and beginning of the 4th centuries A.D.
In a certain wide sense the textual criticism of the New Testa ment began as soon as men consciously made recensions and versions, and in this sense Origen, Jerome, Augustine and many other ecclesiastical writers might be regarded as textual critics.
He accepted Griesbach's views as a whole, but starting from the known recensions of the LXX.
A book, De miraculis, composed of extracts from Bede, was appended along with these three epistles to the later recensions of the Historia.
Two Recensions of the Text.-It has often been said that we have virtually two recensions of the text, that represented by the Septuagint and the Massoretic text, and critics have taken different sides, some for one and some for the other.
The Greek exists in two recensions, those of the Septuagint and Theodotion.
The record of these recensions is preserved by two epigrams, one of which proceeds from Artemidorus, a grammarian, who lived in the time of Sulla and is said to have been the first editor of these poems. He says, " Bucolic muses, once were ye scattered, but now one byre, one herd is yours."
But the later recensions add little, beyond fulsome dedications to Earl Robert, to the edition of 1120.
Both in this work and in the Gesta pontificum the later recensions are remarkable for the omission of certain passages which might give offence to those in high places.
The Gesta pontificum gives accounts of the several English sees and their bishops, from the beginning to about 1120; the later recensions continue the work, in part, to 1140.
The whole was in two great recensions, Palestinian and Babylonian.
At his hands Ephraim seems to have received baptism at the age of 18 or of 28 (the two recensions differ on this point), and remained at Nisibis till its surrender to the Persians by Jovian in 363.
Of the two recensions of Ephraim's biography, one was edited in part by J.
And the last recensions of the passage quoted from Pliny, aided by an inscription, 3 prove that Rectina cannot have been the name of the harbour described by Beule (ib.