By Michael E. Stone
This quantity introduces a cycle of reports approximately Abraham as preserved in fifteen unpublished, overdue medieval manuscripts in Armenian, released right here in English for the 1st time with commentaries, annotations, and demanding equipment. The texts current embroidered Abraham tales facing his formative years, his existence in Egypt, the binding of Isaac, the tale of Melchizedek, and different stories. Embedding Jewish, Christian, Islamic, and different historical traditions, those texts reveal mutual borrowing and effect over centuries.
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The resurrection of the calf occurs in texts no. 29 in connection with the meal of the Three Men. Its implications for the Binding of Isaac are not taken up in the Abraham saga texts. It is an old tradition, see note 95 on text no. 29. 85. The tree’s name, Sabek, is mentioned here and in texts nos. 45. See also the introduction to text no. 4 and note on text no. 22. 86. Observe the clear typology here laid forth. 87. The names are not found in the Abraham saga texts. 88. On the Ten Trials, see below, texts nos.
54. The “covenant between the pieces” (Gen 15), which was used for Christian exegesis, is omitted, though the four hundred years’ bondage, prophesied there, is found in our texts. , Zak‘aria Catholicos in MH 9th century, 178. See texts nos. 28 below. 55. These are pointed out in the notes to the individual texts. 56 The Story of Melchizedek is known to St. –1003), and, since its source is non-Armenian and most likely Greek, St. 57 He knows about Melchizedek’s living at Golgotha on the peak of the Mount of Olives.
See also Gen. Rab. 52:1 37. See M4818 (in Durnovo 1961, 145) of 1316 (depicting also cups, wine, and unleavened bread). 38. This is already clearly stated by Anania Širakac‘i in MH 7th century, 702. On the artistic presentation of the Aqedah, see Kessler 2004, ch. 7. 39. See the statement of Anania Catholicos (tenth century) that Isaac showed the Lord’s passion, see MH 10th century, 255, 297–98. See here text no. 18; Isaac was “a likeness and type of Christ” (texts nos. 46). See Kessler 2004, 66–67.
Armenian Apocrypha Relating to Abraham by Michael E. Stone