Apocryphal Gospel of John

Iohannis Euangelium apocryphorum

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Clavis numbers: CANT 44

Related literature: Ethiopic Miracles of Jesus (CANT 45)

Category: Gospels

Status: not assigned

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3.1 Manuscripts and Editions

Manuscripts: earliest Ms is believed to be MS Sinai Arabic 441 (late 12th c.).

I. Galbiati, Iohannis evangelium apocryphum arabice (Mediolani: In aedibus Mondadorianis, 1957)

L. Moraldi, Vangelo Arabo apocrifo dell’Apostolo Giovanni da un Manoscritto della Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Biblioteca di Cultura Medievale (Milan: Editoriale Jaca Book, 1991).

3.2 Modern Translations

3.3 General Works

M. Van Esbroeck, “À propos de l’Évangile apocryphe arabe attribute à Saint Jean,” Mélanges de l’Université Saint-Joseph 49 (Mélanges offerts au R. P. Henri Fleisch, S.J.) (1975-1976): 597-603

C. Horn, “Syriac and Arabic Perspectives on the Structural and Motif Parallels Regarding Jesus’ Childhood in Christian Apocrypha and Early Islamic Literature: The ‘Book of Mary,’ the Arabic Apocryphal Gospel of John, and the Qur’an,” Apocrypha 19 (2008): 267-291.