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A New Syriac Witness to Aristotle's Categories from Turfan

Lin Lijuan (麗娟 林)

Pages 291 - 322


Among the unidentified Syriac fragments catalogued in Hunter/Dickens 2014 (Appendix VII), a group of philosophical fragments still awaits to be investigated. This article provides for the first time the full transliteration and translation of the 7 fragments in question (SyrHT 255, SyrHT 285, SyrHT 389, n415, n417, n419, n420), and identifies these fragments as a hitherto unknown Syriac witness to Aristotle's Categories.

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