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Title: Questions sur les deux arbres du paradis
Subtitle: La lettre Ξ du Florilège Coislin
Author(s): CEULEMANS, Reinhart , VAN DEUN, Peter , WILDENBOER, Franciska Ariette
Volume: 84 Date: 2014
This article contains the editio princeps of the Letter Ξ of the Florilegium Coislinianum, an anthology of the 9th or early 10th century, which has been transmitted in three different recensions (as well as a mixed one). The Letter Ξ of the alphabetically arranged florilegium contains three chapters, each of which consists of one or more excerpts: this adds up to a total of nine fragments, taken from Christian authors from the 2nd to the 7th century. All of the excerpts deal with topics relating to the Tree of life and the Tree of the knowledge of good and evil (cf. Gen. 2.9–3.7).