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Title: The Slavonic Tradition of the Questiones ad Antiochum ducem
Subtitle: The Conflated Nature of Cod. Pragensis Slav. IX F 15
Author(s): SELS, Lara , DE VOS, Ilse
Journal: Byzantion
Volume: 85    Date: 2015   
Pages: 379-400
DOI: 10.2143/BYZ.85.0.3117808

Abstract :
The late fourteenth-century Codex Pragensis slav. IX F 15 (Pr) is considered a key witness to the textual tradition of the Slavonic Quaestiones ad Antiochum ducem, as it contains an almost complete set of questions-and-answers (133 QAs). It is argued, however, that this corpus is the result of a conflation of two distinct versions of the Quaestiones, viz. redaction T and version X. Redaction T, found in five witnesses of the 15th-16th c., is the result of a revision of the Slavonic QAD based on the consultation of a Greek exemplar: both the structure (viz. the number and sequence of the QAs) and the textual particulars of the Slavonic T witnesses are in almost perfect agreement with those of the Greek Quaestiones in Codex Oxoniensis Bodleianus Auct. F.4.07 (Misc. 106). Version X is much more enigmatic; apparently, QAs from this further unknown version of the Slavonic QAD were introduced in the Prague codex to complement the T redaction’s corpus of 120 QAs.

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