The Apocryphon of Jannes and Jambres the Magicians: P. Chester Beatty XVI (with New Editions of Papyrus Vindobonensis Greek Inv. 29456 + 29828 Verso and British Library Cotton Tiberius B. V F. 87)
The focus of this volume is the "editio princeps" of Papyrus Chester Beatty XVI: The Apocryphon of Jannes and Jambres, composed in Greek, perhaps as early as the first century C.E. A full commentary accompanies the edited text. An introductory section discusses the numerous references to the two magicians, who appear in Jewish, Christian and Pagan literatures as Moses' cra...more
Hardcover, 349 pages
Published March 1st 1994 by Brill Academic Publishers
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