Questions of James to John

Quaestiones Iacobi, fratris Domini, ad Iohannem theologum

Other titles: 3 Apocalypse of John

Standard abbreviation: Quest. Jas.

Clavis numbers: CANT 279; BHG 765–765b

Category: Apocalypses

Related literature: 1 Apocryphal Apocalypse of John2 Apocryphal Apocalypse of John, 3 Apocryphal Apocalypse of John, (Latin) Revelation of John about Antichrist, Mysteries of John

Status: in progress by Kathleen Gibbons.

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3.1 Manuscripts and Editions

Athens, Ethnikê Bibliothêkê tês Hellados, Metochion tou Panagiou Taphou 594, pp. 1–27 (15th/16th cent.)

Athens, Historikon Museion tou Neou Hellenismou, 39, fols. 41r–48v (16th cent.)

London, Highgate School, II.29, fols. 36v–43r (15th cent.)

London, Lambeth Palace Library, 1197, fols. 11r–16v (15th/16th cent.)

Sofia, C’rkovno-istoričeski i archiven Institut, 881, fols. 107v–116v (17th cent.)

Venice, Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana, gr. II 87 (coll. 1258), fols. 255r–263r (14th/15th cent.)

Venice, Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana, gr. II 99 (coll. 1261), fols. 53r–56v(16th cent.)

Vassiliev, Athanasius. Anecdota graeco-byzantina, pars prior. Moscow: Imperial University, 1893 (editio princeps based on Venice, Marc., II 87, pp. 317–22).

3.2 Modern Translations

3.2.1 English

Court, John M. The Book of Revelation and the Johannine Apocalyptic Tradition. JSNTS 190. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 2000 (Greek text with English translation, pp. 104–31).

3.3 General Works

Elliott, J. K. The Apocryphal New Testament: A Collection of Apocryphal Christian Literature in English Translation. Oxford: Clarendon, 1993 (p. 684).

Kaestli, J.-D., and J.-C. Picard. “Première Apocalypse Apocryphe de Jean.” Pages 983–90 in volume 2 of Écrits Apocryphes Chrétiens. Edited by P. Geoltrain and J.-D. Kaestli. Bibliothèque de la Pléiade 516. Paris: Gallimard, 2005 (discussion pp. 989–90).