Alan Taylor Farnes, Scott D. Mackie, and David Runia (eds.), Ancient Texts, Papyri, and Manuscripts. Studies in Honor of James R. Royse. (New Testament Tools, Studies and Documents, Volume: 64. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill. 2021). €139.00 $167.00.
“This volume honors Prof. James R. Royse on the occasion of his seventy-fifth birthday and celebrates his scholarly achievement in the fields of New Testament textual criticism and Philonic studies. An introductory section contains a biographical notice on the honoratus and a complete list of his scholarly publications. Part one contains nine articles on New Testament textual criticism, focusing on methodological issues, difficult passages and various textual witnesses. Part two presents eight studies on the thought, writings, textual record, and reception of Philo of Alexandria. This wide-ranging collection of articles will introduce the reader to new findings in the scholarly fields to which Prof. Royse continues to make such an outstanding contribution.” (adopted from the publisher’s webpage.
The eight studies “on the thought, writings, textual record, and reception of Philo” are listed below:
10 The Scribes of Philo of Alexandria’s Oxyrhynchus Codex
Sean A. Adams
11 Of Dreams and Editions: Emendations, Conjectures, and Marginal Glosses in David Hoeschel’s Copy of De Somniis 2
Michael B. Cover
12 Enduring Divine Discipline in Philo, De Congressu 157–180 and the Epistle to the Hebrews 12:5–17
Scott D. Mackie
13 The Late-Byzantine Philonic Treatise De mundo: Analysis of its Method and Contents
David T. Runia
14 The Student Sharpens the Master’s Face: The Text of QE 2.62 Reconsidered
15 Philon als Jurist
16 In Fragments: The Authenticity of the Hypothetica
Gregory E. Sterling
17 The Conflation of Israel’s Past, Present, and Future in Philo