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A Bibliography on the Formation of the Book of the Twelve Prophets -

Works specifically dedicated to the Hebrew and the Greek Text of the Book of the Twelve as a whole
(listed in thematic groups and within the groups alphabetically by first author name)

 

Schart, Aaron – last edited: 2010-10-01


Contents

1. Synopsis of Septuagint, Judaean Desert Manuscripts, and Masoretic Text 1

2. The Masoretic Text of the Twelve. 1

3. The Hebrew Text of the Twelve in the Manuscripts from the Judaean Desert 1

4. Text Editions of the Greek Versions of the Twelve. 2

5. The Greek Twelve Prophets Scroll from Nahal Hever (8HevXIIgreek) 2

6. Secondary Literature on the Greek Versions. 2

7. Coptic Translation of the Book of the Twelve. 3

8. Aramaic Translation of the Book of the Twelve. 3

9. Syriac Translation of the Book of the Twelve. 3

 


 

1. Synopsis of Septuagint, Judaean Desert Manuscripts, and Masoretic Text

Ego, Beate, (1958-), Armin Lange, (1961-), Hermann Lichtenberger, (1943-), and Kristin de Troyer (editors): Minor prophets. Biblia Qumranica, no. 3B. Leiden u.a.: Brill, 2005. ISBN 90-04-14330-0

2. The Masoretic Text of the Twelve

Barthélemy, Dominique, (1921-2002): Critique textuelle de l'Ancient Testament, vol. 3: Ezéchiel, Daniel et les 12 Prophètes. Orbis biblicus et orientalis, no. 50,3. Freiburg (Schweiz) / Göttingen: Univ.-Verlag Göttingen / Vandenhoeck und Ruprecht, 1992. ISBN 2-8271-0574-8, 3-525-53693-3.

Dothan, Aron: Torah, Neviim uKetubim, prepared according to the vocalization, accents, and masora of Aaron ben Moses ben Asher in the Leningrad Codex = Biblia Hebraica Leningradensia. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 1 ed. , 2001. ISBN 1-56563-089-0

Elliger, Karl, (1901-1977) and Wilhelm Rudolph, (1891-1987): Liber XII Prophetarum. Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia no. 10. Stuttgart: Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, 3. ed. 1987. Originally published 1970. ISBN 3-438-05210-5

Freedman, David Noel, (1922-), Astrid B. Beck and James A. Sanders, (1927-): Leningrad Codex: A Facsimile Edition.

Gelston, Anthony, (1935-): The Twelve Minor Prophets. Biblia Hebraica Quinta (BHQ) 13. Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft: Stuttgart, 2010. ISBN 978-3-438-05273-5

Gese, Hartmut, (1929-): Die hebräischen Bibelhandschriften zum Dodekapropheton nach der Variantensammlung des Kennicott. Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 69 (1957) 55-69.

Kittel, Rudolf (1853-1929), Paul Ernst Kahle, (1875-1964) and Albrecht Alt, (1883-1956): Biblia Hebraica. Tora, Nebi´im we-Ketubim / ed. Rudolf Kittel. Textum Masoreticum curavit Paul Kahle. Stuttgart: Württembergische Bibelanstalt, 16 ed., 1973. First edition 1905-1906.

3. The Hebrew Text of the Twelve in the Manuscripts from the Judaean Desert

Benoit, Pierre, (1906-1987), Josef Tadeusz Milik and Roland de Vaux, (1903-1971): Les Grottes de Murabba'at, vol. 1 Texte. Discoveries in the Judaean Desert, no. 2,1. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1961. ISBN 0-19-826944-7  contents
            The finds in the caves include a fragmentary Twelve Prophets Scroll in Hebrew (Mur 88)

Benoit, Pierre, (1906-1987), Josef Tadeusz Milik and Roland de Vaux, (1903-1971): Les Grottes de Murabba'at, vol. 2 Planches. Discoveries in the Judaean Desert, no. 2,2. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1961. ISBN 0-19-826945-5

Brooke, George J.: The Twelve Minor Prophets and the Dead Sea Scrolls. In: Congress Volume Leiden 2004, ed. André Lemaire. Vetus Testamentum. Supplements 109. Leiden / Boston: Brill, 19-43. ISBN 90-04-14913-9; 978-90-04-14913-7 contents

Ego, Beate, (1958-) (editor): Biblia Qumranica, Band 3B: Minor prophets. Leiden u.a.: Brill, 2005. ISBN 90-04-14330-0

Fabry, Heinz-Josef, (1944-): "Die Nahum- und Habakuk-Rezeption in der LXX und in Qumran". In: Zenger, Erich (editor): "Wort JHWHs, das geschah ..." (Hos 1,1). Studien zum Zwölfprophetenbuch. Herders Biblische Studien 35. Freiburg u.a.: Herder, 2002, ISBN 3-451-27493-0, 159-190.
            Part 2 of his study (176-187) is dedicated to the Scrolls from the Judean Desert

Fabry, Heinz-Josef, (1944-): The reception of Nahum and Habakkuk in the Septuagint and Qumran. In: Paul, Shalom M. (ed.): Emanuel. Studies in Hebrew Bible, Septuagint, and Dead Sea Scrolls in honour of Emanuel Tov. Supplements to Vetus testamentum, 94. Leiden u.a.: Brill, 2003, 241-256.

Fuller, Russell Earl: 4QMicah: A Small Fragment of a Manuscript of the Minor Prophets from Qumran, Cave IV. Revue de Qumran 16, no. 2 (1993) 193-202.

Fuller, Russell Earl: The Minor Prophets Manuscripts from Qumran, Cave IV. Harvard Dissertation 1988. Ann Arbor, MI: University Microfilms. 1988. Publication No.: AAC8901676

Fuller, Russell Earl: 4QMicah: A Small Fragment of a Manuscript of the Minor Prophets from Qumran, Cave IV. Revue de Qumran 16, no. 2 (1993) 193-202.

Fuller, Russell Earl: The Text of The Twelve Minor prophets. Currents in research, biblical studies 7, no. October (1999) 81-96.

Fuller, Russell Earl: Textual Traditions in the Book of Hosea and the Minor Prophets. In: Barrera, Julio Trebolle / Montaner, Luis Vegas (ed.): The Madrid Qumran Congress. Proceedings of the International Congress on the Dead Sea Scrolls. Madrid 18-21 March, 1991; Vol. 1. Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 11. Leiden: Brill, 1992, 247-256.

Fuß, Barbara: "Dies ist die Zeit, von der geschrieben ist..." : die expliziten Zitate aus dem Buch Hosea in den Handschriften von Qumran und im Neuen Testament. Neutestamentliche Abhandlungen, no. 37. Münster: Aschendorff, 2000.
    (deals with 4QpHosa-b, 4QpJesc, 4QMidrEschatb, CD; 4QXIIc-d,g, 1 Kor 15,55, Röm 9,25-26.27, Mt 2,15; 9,13; 12,7)

Guillaume, Philippe: A Reconsideration of Manuscripts Classified as Scrolls of the Twelve Minor Prophets (XII). Journal of Hebrew Scriptures 7 (2007) article 16.

Guillaume, Philippe: The Unlikely Malachi-Jonah Sequence (4QXIIa). Journal of Hebrew Scriptures 7 (2007) article 15.

Jones, Barry Alan, (1962-): The Formation of the Book of the Twelve: A Study in Text and Canon. Society of Biblical Literature Dissertation Series, no. 149. Atlanta, GA: Scholars Press, 1995. ISBN 0-7885-0108-9 (cloth); 0-7885-0109-7 (pbk.).
     Chapter 4 (pp. 129-169): 4QXIIa and the Position of Jonah among the Minor Prophets.

Lifschitz, Baruch: The Greek Documents from the Cave of Horror. Israel Exploration Journal 12 (1962) 201-207.

Steck, Odil Hannes, (1935-2001): Zur Abfolge Maleachi - Jona in 4Q76 (4QXIIa). Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 108, no. 2 (1996) 249-253.

Ulrich, Eugene / Cross, Frank Moore Jr. (1921-) / Russell Earl Fuller: Qumran cave 4 vol. 10: The Prophets. Discoveries in the Judaean Desert, no. 15. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997. ISBN 0-19-826937-4

Vegas Montaner, Luis: Apportación al aparato crítico de la Biblia Hebraica : relación completa de variantes de los manuscritos del Mar Muerto respecto al textus receptus de Profetas Menores. In: Fernández Marcos, Natalio (ed.): Simposio Biblico Español : (Salamanca, 1982). Madrid: Univ. Complutense, 1984, 149-181. ISBN 84-7491-143-5

Vegas Montaner, Luis: Profetas menores: ed. crítica según manuscritos hebreos procedentes del Mar Muerto. Biblia del Mar Muerto ; [1]. Textos y estudios "Cardenal Cisneros" 29. Madrid : Inst. "Arias Montano", 1980. - XXXIII, 111 p.; (span.). ISBN 84-00-04568-8

4. Text Editions of the Greek Versions of the Twelve

4.1. Facsimiles and Pseudo-facsimiles

Kenyon, Frederic G., (1863-1952): The Codex Alexandrinus (Royal ms. 1 D V-VIII) in reduced photographic facsimile. London: British Museum, 1909.

Sanders, Henry A. and Carl Schmidt, (1868-1938). The Minor Prophets in the Freer Collection and the Berlin Fragment of Genesis. New York: , 1972. Originally published: New York/London, 1927.
brought online from the Religion and Technology Center:
Adair, James R., Jr. / Finney, Timothy J. / Kelm, Christian: Biblical Manuscripts Project, [cited 2004-10-25]. Online: http://purl.org/BibleMSS/:  http://alpha.reltech.org:8083/cgi-bin/Ebind2html/BibleMSS/Freer-XII
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Thompson, Edward Maunde, (1840-1929): Facsimile of the Codex Alexandrinus, vol. 3. London: British Museum, 1883.

Tischendorf, Lobegott Friedrich Konstantin von (1815-1874): Bibliorum Codex Sinaiticus Petropolitanus, Bd. 2: Veteris Testamenti Pars Prior. St. Petersburg: no publisher, 1862.
brought online from the Religion and Technology Center:
Adair, James R., Jr. / Finney, Timothy J. / Kelm, Christian: Biblical Manuscripts Project, [cited 2004-10-25]. Online: http://purl.org/BibleMSS/:
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<no author>: Bibliorum Sacrorum Graecorum Codex Vaticanus B. Rom: Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato, 1999.
For a vivid description of this facsimile edition see the adversiting of Linguist's Software: http://www.linguistsoftware.com/codexvat.htm

 

4.2. Scholarly Editions

Rahlfs, Alfred, (1865-1935): Septuaginta: Id est Vetus Testamentum graece iuxta LXX interpretes. Stuttgart: Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, 1935. ISBN 3-438-05121-6.

Rahlfs, Alfred, (1865-1935): Septuaginta: Id est Vetus Testamentum graece iuxta LXX interpretes. Editio altera / quam recognovit et emendavit Robert Hanhart. Stuttgart: Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, 2006, ISBN 3-438-05119-2, 978-3-438-05119-6

Ziegler, Joseph, (1902-1988): Duodecim prophetae. Septuaginta; Vetus Testamentum Graecum Auctoritate Academiae Litterarum Gottingensis, no. 13. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 3. ed., 1984. Originally published: 1943.

5. The Greek Twelve Prophets Scroll from Nahal Hever (8HevXIIgreek)

5.1. Text Editions

Barthélemy, Dominique, (1921-2002): Les devanciers d'Aquila : première publication intégrale du texte des fragments du dodécaprophéton trouvés dans le désert de Juda, précédée d'une étude sur les traductions et recensions grecques de la Bible réalisées au premiére siècle de notre ère sous l'influence du rabbinat palestinien. Supplements to Vetus testamentum, no. 10. Leiden: Brill, 1963.

Tov, Emanuel, (1941-) / with the collaboration of Robert A. Kraft: The Greek Minor Prophets Scroll from Nahal Hever. (8HevXIIgr). Discoveries in the Judaean Desert, no. 8. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1990. ISBN 0-19-826327-9.

5.2. Other Topics

Howard, George, (1935-): Lucianic Readings in a Greek Twelve Prophets Scroll from the Judaean Desert. Jewish Quarterly Review 62 (1971-1972) 51-60.

Kahle, Paul Ernst, (1875-1964): Die Lederrolle mit dem griechischen Text der Kleinen Propheten und das Problem der LXX. Theologische Literaturzeitung 79 (1954) 81-94.

Kahle, Paul Ernst, (1875-1964): Die Lederrolle mit dem griechischen Dodekapropheton. In: Die Kairoer Genisa. Untersuchungen zur Geschichte des Hebräischen Bibeltextes und seiner Übersetzungen, ed. Paul Ernst Kahle, (1875-1964). Berlin: Akademie-Verlag, 1962, 239-241.

Kraft, Robert A., (1934-): Review of Les Devanciers D'Aquila, by Dominique Barthélemy. Gnomon 37 (1965): 474-482. Online: http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/gopher/other/journals/kraftpub/Judaism/Barthelemy%20on%20KAIGE%20Greek%20Recension%20[1965]

Kooij, Arie van der: Review of "The Greek Minor Prophets Scroll From Nahal Hever: (8HevXIIgr), by Emanuel Tov and Robert Kraft". Bibliotheca orientalis 49 (1992) 232-235.

Lifschitz, Baruch: The Greek Documents from the Cave of Horror. Israel Exploration Journal 12 (1962) 201-207.

Munnich, O.: Compte rendu de DJD VIII [=Review of "The Greek Minor Prophets Scroll From Nahal Hever: (8HevXIIgr), by Emanuel Tov and Robert Kraft"]. Theologische Literaturzeitung 117 (1992) 587-591.

Puech, Emile: Les fragments non identifiés de 8KhXIIgr et le manuscrit grec des Douze Petits Prophètes. Revue biblique 98 (1991) 583-593.

Puech, Emile: Notes en marge de 8KhXIIgr. Revue de Qumran 15 (1992) 583-593.

6. Secondary Literature on the Greek Versions

6.1. The Unity of the LXX-Translation of the Dodekapropheton

Harrison, C. Robert, Jr.: The Unity of the Minor Prophets in the LXX: a reexamination of the question. Bulletin of the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies 21 (1988) 55-72.

Herrmann, Johannes, (1880-1960) and Friedrich Baumgärtel, (1888-1981): Die Septuaginta zum Zwölfprophetenbuch das Werk zweier Übersetzer. In: Herrmann, Johannes, (1880-1960) and Friedrich Baumgärtel, (1888-1981): Beiträge zur Entstehungsgeschichte der Septuaginta. Beiträge zur Wissenschaft vom Alten Testament, vol. 30. Berlin/Stuttgart/Leipzig: Kohlhammer, 1923, 32-38.

Howard, George, (1935-): Some Notes on the Septuagint of Amos. Vetus Testamentum 20 (1970): 108-112. contents

Jones, Barry Alan, (1962-): The Formation of the Book of the Twelve: A Study in Text and Canon. Society of Biblical Literature Dissertation Series, no. 149. Atlanta, GA: Scholars Press, 1995. ISBN 0-7885-0108-9 (cloth); 0-7885-0109-7 (pbk.).
     Excursus: The Translational Unity of the LXX Minor Prophets, pp. 88-90.

Muraoka, Takamitsu, (1938-): In defense of the Unity of The Septuagint Minor Prophets. Annual of the Japanese Biblical Institute 15 (1989) 25-36.

Muraoka, Takamitsu, (1938-): Is the Septuagint Amos VIII,12-IX,10 a Seperate Unit? Vetus Testamentum 20 (1970) 496-500.

Tov, Emanuel, (1941-): The Septuagint translation of Jeremiah and Baruch. A Discussion of an Early Revision of Jeremiah 29-52 and Baruch 1:1-3:8.  Harvard Semitic Series 8. Missoula, 1976
            Originally published:  Ph.D. diss. Jerusalem, 1973.

Ziegler, Joseph, (1902-1988): Die Einheit der Septuaginta zum Zwölfprophetenbuch. In: Ziegler, Joseph: Sylloge. Gesammelte Aufsätze zur Septuaginta. Mitteilungen des Septuaginta-Unternehmens 10. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1971, 29-42.
            Originally published: Die Einheit der LXX zum Zwölfprophetenbuch. Beilage zum Vorlesungsverzeichnis der Staatlichen Akademie zu Braunsberg im WS 1934/35. Braunsberg, 1934.

6.2. Other Topics

Dingermann, Friedrich: Massora-LXX der Kleinen Propheten. Eine textkritische Studie. Dissertation Würzburg, 1948.

Fabry, Heinz-Josef, (1944-): "Die Nahum- und Habakuk-Rezeption in der LXX und in Qumran". In: Zenger, Erich (editor): "Wort JHWHs, das geschah ..." (Hos 1,1). Studien zum Zwölfprophetenbuch. Herders Biblische Studien 35. Freiburg u.a.: Herder, 2002, ISBN 3-451-27493-0, 159-190.
            Part 1 of his study (pp. 159-175) is dedicated to the Septuagint of Nahum and Habakuk

Howard, George, (1935-): Lucianic Readings in a Greek Twelve Prophets Scroll from the Judaean Desert. Jewish Quarterly Review 62 (1971-1972) 51-60.

Howard, George, (1935-): The Quinta of the Minor Prophets: a First Century Septuagint. Biblica 55 (1974) 15-22.

Jones, Barry Alan, (1962-): The Formation of the Book of the Twelve: A Study in Text and Canon. Society of Biblical Literature Dissertation Series, no. 149. Atlanta, GA: Scholars Press, 1995. ISBN 0-7885-0108-9 (cloth); 0-7885-0109-7 (pbk.).
     Chapter 3 (pp. 79-128): Interpretative Techniques in the Textual Transmission of the Book of the Twelve.
     Chapter 5 (pp. 170-220): The Formation of the Book of the Twelve according to the Evidence of the Septuagint.

Kaminka, Armand Aaron, (1866-1950): Studien zur Septuaginta an der Hand der zwölf Prophetenbücher. Monatsschrift für Geschichte und Wissenschaft des Judentums 72 (1928) 49-60.

Kaminka, Armand Aaron, (1866-1950): Studien zur Septuaginta an der Hand der zwölf Prophetenbücher. Monatsschrift für Geschichte und Wissenschaft des Judentums 72 (1928) 247-273.

Kaminka, Armand Aaron, (1866-1950): Studien zur Septuaginta an der Hand der zwölf Prophetenbücher. Frankfurt am Main, 1928.

Muraoka, Takamitsu, (1938-): Introduction aux douze petits prophètes. In: Bons, Eberhard / Joosten, Jan / Kessler, Stephan (ed.): Les douze prophètes, Osée. Introduction générale aux Douze Prophètes par Takamitsu Muraoka, La Bible d'Alexandrie vol. 23,1. Paris: Cerf, 2002, I-XXIII.

Procksch, Otto, (1874-1947): Die Septuaginta Hieronymi im Dodekapropheton. Greifswald, 1914.

Schart, Aaron, (1957-): Dodekapropheton (Das Zwölfprophetenbuch). Einleitung. In: Kraus, Wolfgang / Karrer, Martin (ed.): Septuaginta Deutsch. Das Griechische Alte Testament in deutscher Übersetzung. Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, Stuttgart, 2009, 1165-1166, ISBN 978-3-438-05122-6.

Schuurmans Stekhoven, J. Z.: De alexandrijnse vertaling van het Dodekapropheton. Leiden, 1887.

Thackeray, Henry St. John, (1869-1930): The Greek Translators of the Prophetical Books. Journal of Theological Studies 4 (1902-1903) 578-585.

Treitel, Leopold: Wert und Bedeutung der Septuaginta zu den 12 kleinen Propheten. Monatsschrift für Geschichte und Wissenschaft des Judentums 73 (1929) 232-234.

Utzschneider, Helmut, (1949-): Flourishing Bones - The Minor Prophets in the New Testament. In: Wooden, R. Glenn, (1957-) / Kraus, Wolfgang, (1955-) (ed.): Septuagint Research: Issues and Challenges in the Study of the Greek Jewish Scriptures. Septuagint and Cognate Studies 53. Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2006, 273-292.

Vollers, Karl, (1857-1909): Das Dodekapropheton der Alexandriner, 1. Teil. Berlin: , 1880.

Vollers, Karl, (1857-1909): Das Dodekapropheton der Alexandriner, 2. Teil. Berlin: , 1882.

Vollers, Karl, (1857-1909): Das Dodekapropheton der Alexandriner, 1. Teil. Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 3 (1883) 219-272.

Vollers, Karl, (1857-1909): Das Dodekapropheton der Alexandriner, 2. Teil. Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 4 (1884) 1-20.

Ziegler, Joseph, (1902-1988): Beiträge zum griechischen Dodekapropheton. Nachrichten der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Göttingen, Philologisch-Historische Klasse; Jg. 1943, Nr. 10. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1943.

Ziegler, Joseph, (1902-1988): Studien zur Verwertung der Septuaginta im Zwölfprophetenbuch. In: Ziegler, Joseph: Sylloge. Gesammelte Aufsätze zur Septuaginta. Mitteilungen des Septuaginta-Unternehmens X. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1971, 243-267.
            Originally published: Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 60 (1944) 107-131.

Ziegler, Joseph, (1902-1988): Zur Dodekapropheton-LXX. In: Ziegler, Joseph: Sylloge. Gesammelte Aufsätze zur Septuaginta. Mitteilungen des Septuaginta-Unternehmens X. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1971, 587-589.
            Originally published: Zur Dodekapropheton-LXX.
Ephemerides theologicae lovanienses 38 (1962) 904-906.

7. Coptic Translation of the Book of the Twelve

Grossouw, Willem K.: The Coptic versions of the Minor Prophets : a contribution to the study of the Septuagint. Monumenta biblica et ecclesiastica, no. 3. Rom: Pontifical Biblical Institute, 1938.

8. Aramaic Translation of the Book of the Twelve

Cathcart, Kevin J. and Robert P. Gordon: The Targum of the Minor Prophets. Translated, with a Critical Introduction, Apparatus, and Notes. The Aramaic Bible, no. 14. Wilmington, Delaware: Michael Glazier, 1989. ISBN 0-89453-489-0

Credner, Carl August, (1797-1857): De prophetarum minorum versionis syriacae quam peschito dicunt indole. Göttingen: Dissertation, 1827.

Gordon, Robert P.: The Targum to the Minor Prophets and the Dead Sea Texts: Textual and exegetical Notes. Revue de Qumran 8 (1974) 425-429.

9. Syriac Translation of the Book of the Twelve

Gelston, Anthony: Peshitta of the Twelve Prophets. Oxford / New York: Clarendon Press / Oxford University Press, 1987. ISBN 0-19-826179-9.

Sebök (Schönberger), M.: Die syrische Uebersetzung der zwölf kleinen Propheten und ihr Verhältniss zu dem massoretischen Text und zu den älteren Uebersetzungen namentlich den LXX und dem Targum. Breslau, 1887.