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Title: Mushe Bar Kepha and a Lost Treatise of Henana on Psalm Sunday
Author(s): COAKLEY, J.F.
Journal: Le Muséon
Volume: 120    Issue: 3-4   Date: 2007   
Pages: 301-325
DOI: 10.2143/MUS.120.3.2024678

Abstract :
A collection entitled Explanations of the feasts attributed to Mushe bar Kepha contains a treatise on Palm Sunday. It is shown that this treatise drew on a lost work of Henana of Adiabene on the same subject. One section, at least, of Mushe bar Kepha’s work probably follows Henana fairly closely: this is printed with a translation. It shows a concern with the Jewish-Christian argument, and also displays the disagreement with Theodore of Mopsuestia known to be characteristic of Henana — although not the allegorical exegesis with which Henana is sometimes (wrongly) associated.

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