Das Testament Salomos
Die älteste christliche Dämonologie, kommentiert und in deutscher Erstübersetzung
Aims and Scope
The Testament of Solomon is presented here for the first time in a complete German translation based on McCown’s edition of the text, up to now regarded as the authoritative version, and taking full account of the Greek textual variants. A detailed introduction and commentary place the text in its historical religious context, presenting it not as a Jewish text with subsequent Christian revisions, but as a genuinely Christian text from the 4th century, maybe as the first Christian demonology altogether.
- 23.0 x 15.5 cm
- xii, 322 pages
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"[...] his work fills a large gap in research on the Testament and strengthens recent efforts to rethink the text's literary complexitiy and its perspective on 'magic'."
Todd Klutz in: The Journal of Ecclesiastical History 1/2008