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Re: orion Response to F. Cryer
At 08:20 AM 9/24/97 -0700, you wrote:
> As a non-specialist in paleography or codicology I would benefit
>very much from some discussions of criteria by which one determines an
>autograph from a copy. I know that Golb makes much of this distinction in
>his recent book, but he doesn't really discuss criteria insofar as these
>may apply to literary rather than to administrative documents.
> Thanks in advance. Marty Jaffee
I too would be very interested in a list of such criteria. I think it would
be useful to us all.
After all, how do we know if a document is a copy of something unless we
have an older copy with which to compare it?
Adjunct Professor of Bible,
Quartz Hill School of Theology