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Document Details :
Title: Scripture and Translation
Subtitle: An Arabic Fragment of the Gospel of Mark Preserved in Ms 4971 BNM
Author(s): MONFERRER-SALA, Juan Pedro
Journal: Journal of Eastern Christian Studies
Volume: 70 Issue: 1-2 Date: 2018
This article offers an edition and an analysis of an Arabic translation of a fragment of the Gospel of Mark (1:1-14), the only passage preserved from this Gospel in manuscript 4971 of the National Library of Madrid. The translation is compared to other Eastern Christian translations and to the so-called version of the Ibn Balašk family of texts in order to present evidence that different texts were used by the translator in addition to his Latin base text.