re: erasmus and rev.

From: Jim West (jwest@Highland.Net)
Date: Sun Sep 05 1999 - 16:43:07 EDT

Thanks for the clarifying notes regarding erasmus supposed possession of a
greek edition of revelation.
according to erasmus himself (and not metzger), he possessed no copy of
revelation when he was working on his edition of the NT- the publisher was
pressing him, so he made use of his vulgate and offered his own rendering.

in following editions, perhaps, he acquired a greek text. but in the first
edition, again according to his own testimony, he had to make use of the



Jim West, ThD
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