Re: Q and Papias

<<The earliest
>historical source (Papias) knows nothing of it.>>
>Papias IMHO does talk about Q. He says that Matthew wrote a gospel in Aramaic


>and that Luke translated it into Greek. 

really?  can anyone confirm this?  I thought that he wrote something
like- "and others interpreted it as they were able."

>I think that this was Q. Later
>someone besides Matthew wrote the gospel that bears his name. It is obvious
>that there is a literary relationship between Matt and Luke. Whether this is
>Q or whether this is an abridgement of one gospel writer by another will
>never be proven.

John Gash