From: Maurice A. O'Sullivan (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Nov 13 1998 - 10:45:08 EST
At 21:02 13/11/98 -0600, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>>I hear echoes down the centuries of just such questions being asked by
>>puzzled monks in scriptoria all over Europe. There were, of course,
>>who were either tired or bored, or both --- have a look at some of the
>>illustrations in Metzger's great book on "Greek Manuscripts of the N.T
>>" to see the marginal doodlings and comments of such monks.
>I'm pondering the purchase of the book you mention above. I believe it
>is in the $55 category. What manuscripts does Dr. Metzger examine and
>compare in this book? Have you found the book enlightening beyond the
>incidental? Any comments would be appreciated.
I _am_ glad you asked that question before spending the money.
BTW, a quick check on MX Bookfinder [ http://www.bookfinder.com/search/ ]
threw up two copies, at USD 40 and 45.
It's not at all a book devoted to textual criticism and comparison: the
succinct description in one entry on MX Bookfinder is as follows:
150 pages, generously illustrated. An introduction to Greek
Maurice A. O'Sullivan [ Bray, Ireland ]
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