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Title: Patristic Citations and Versional Evidence
Subtitle: The Syriac Version(s) of Chrysostom's Homilies on Matthew and the Old Syriac Text
Author(s): CHILDERS, Jeff W.
Journal: Le Muséon
Volume: 115 Issue: 1-2 Date: 2002
Many Greek text editions of Chrysostom's Homilies are of a rather poor quality, as is the state of the Greek manuscript tradition. In order to create a decent text edition, one should make use of teh Syriac versions of his homilies. These Syriac texts are early translations and editions and could serve as a control for deciding between Greek variants or determining the antiquity of specific textual groups in the Greek tradition. This article reevaluates a number of manuscript using editions in both languages.