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Author: Simon, Richard, 1638-1712.
Title: Critical enquiries into the various editions of the Bible printed in divers places and at several times together with Animadversions upon a small treatise of Dr. Isaac Vossivs, concerning the Oracles of the sibylls, and an answer to the objections of the late Critica sacra / written originally in Latin, by Father Simon of the Oratory ; translated into English, by N.S.
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2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Critical enquiries into the various editions of the Bible printed in divers places and at several times together with Animadversions upon a small treatise of Dr. Isaac Vossivs, concerning the Oracles of the sibylls, and an answer to the objections of the late Critica sacra / written originally in Latin, by Father Simon of the Oratory ; translated into English, by N.S.
Simon, Richard, 1638-1712., N. S.,, M. R.,

London: Printed by Tho. Braddyll, 1684.
Alternate titles: Disquisitiones criticae de variis per diversa loca et tempora Bibliorum editionibus. English
Notes:
Translation of Disquisitiones criticae de variis per diversa loca et tempora Bibliorum editionibus.
"The translator to the reader" signed: M.R.
Animadversions upon a small treatise of Dr. Isaac Vossiuss ...," p. [247] has special t.p.
Reproduction of original in Union Theological Seminary Library, New York.
Subject terms:
Vossius, Isaac, -- 1618-1689. -- De Sibyllinis.
Bible -- Versions.
Bible -- Manuscripts.
Oracula sibyllina.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A60244.0001.001

Contents
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Robert Denison TO THE Most Worthy and Learned J. H.
The TRANSLATOR TO THE READER.
A COLLECTION OF THE CHAPTERS Contained in this TREATISE.
CRITICAL ENQUIRIES Into the Various EDITIONS of the BIBLES at several Places and Times.
CHAP. I. Of the Bibles in general, as well among the Jews, as Chri∣stians.
CHAP. II. Of the Hebrew Manuscripts of the Context of the Bible.
CHAP. III. Several of the Manuscript Copies of the Bibles are exa∣min'd: Their various Readings are approv'd by the Te∣stimony of the Learned Jews.
CHAP. IV. Of the Publish'd Exemplars of the Hebrew Context which are Masoretick. Of the Art of the Masorites. Of its Original, and what Opinion we are to have of it.
CHAP. V. The Parts of the Masora in relation to the Manuscript Co∣pies, are weighed and illustrated. The True Original of the Masora.
CHAP. VI. Other parts of the Manuscripts in reference to the Manu∣script Bibles, are examined. Their True Original, and the Masoretick Lection confirm'd.
CHAP. VII. Some things unprofitably and superstitiously noted by the Masoreticks, are illustrated out of the Manuscript Copies of the Bibles.
CHAP. VIII. Some Examples of differing Writings; are produced from the Manuscripts, which vary from the Masoretick Lecti∣ons.
CHAP. IX. Whether the Jews corrupled their Bibles of set purpose. The Opinion of the Fathers concerning this matter examined.
CHAP. X. The Opinion of Isaac Vossius, concerning the Hebrew Manuscripts is examined and refuted.
CHAP. XI. Of the Samaritan Bibles, their Targumim, or Paraphra∣ses.
CHAP. XII. Of the Bibles of the Sadduces and Karraeans.
CHAP. XIII. Of the Targumim of the Jews, or the Translations of Sacred Scripture, and first of the Chaldee Paraphrases.
CHAP. XIV. An Appendix of the other Translations of the Bible in use among the Jews.
CHAP. XV. Of the Translations of the Bible of greatest Authority with the Christians, and first of the Septuagint.
CHAP. XVI. A more particular Examination of the Greek Septuagint Transla∣tion.
CHAP. XVII. The Opinion of Isaac Vossius concerning the Seventy Interpreters is examin'd. The Vindication of St. Jerom.
CHAP. XVIII. Of the rest of the Greek Translations of Sacred Scripture, and the Hexaples of Origen. The Opinion of Isaac Vossius concerning the Disposition of the Hexaples refuted.
CHAP. XIX. Of the Antient Versions of the Latin Church.
CHAP. XX. Concerning the Authority of the Antient Versions of the Latin Church, and first of the Vulgar. In what Sence it may be said to be Au∣thentic.
CHAP. XXI. Of the Translations of Scripture us'd by the Eastern Church: and first of the Arabic, Coptic, Ethiopic, Armenian, &c.
CHAP. XXII. Of the later Versions of the Bible, and first of all, of Latin Versions, done by Catholick Divines.
CHAP. XXIII. Of the Latin Translations of the Bible made by Protestants.
CHAP. XXIV. Of the Translations of the Bible into the Vulgar Tongues, and first of all of thse made by Catholicks.
CHAP XXV. Of the Bible, done into the Vulgar Tongue, by Hete∣rodox Translators.
CHAP. XXVI. Of the Translations of the Bible, which were writ in the vulgar Tongue, and their Rise from the Geneva Schools.
CHAP. XXVII. Of the Polyglott Bibles.
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ANIMADVERIONS UPON A Small Treatise Concerning the ORACLES of the SYBILLS, By ISAAC VOSSIUS, D.D. And an Answer to the Objections against the late CRITICA SACRA.