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Historia Certaminis Apostolici text by Abdias, the first bishop of Babylon

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posted on Feb, 14 2015 @ 01:52 PM
Historia Certaminis Apostolici is a text written by Abidas of Babylon; one of Jesus's first seventy disiples. The text, which afaik has never been translated from Latin, speaks of Jesus having two wife’s and his father having two wife’s also, and gives other never before mentioned details of Jesus and his family.

Latin text for free online

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posted on Feb, 14 2015 @ 02:05 PM
a reply to: MerkabaMeditation
The fact that it is written in Latin makes the supposed authorship implausible.
At that date and location, it would have been written in Greek or one of the local languages.
That's why scholars think it was really written much later.

posted on Feb, 14 2015 @ 02:30 PM
a reply to: DISRAELI

According to the source reference,

TextThis compilation purports to have been translated from Hebrew into Greek by "Eutropius", a disciple of Abdias, and, in the third century, from Greek into Latin by Julius Africanus, the friend of Origen, or as reported in Legenda Aurea by his disciple Tropaeus Africanus.[5]

posted on Feb, 14 2015 @ 02:34 PM
a reply to: aboutface
I read that Wiki entry too, and the paragraph you quote was followed by this one;

Later scholarship determined the book was originally written in Latin, probably around 910 AD, long after the death of the Abdias who served as Bishop of Babylon.[6] The most obvious clues include the book's citations of the Vulgate of St Jerome, of the Ecclesiastical History of Rufinus and of his Latin translation of the Recognitiones of Clement.

posted on Feb, 14 2015 @ 02:36 PM
I stand corrected.

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