Octateuch
Octateuch Oc"ta*teuch, n. [L. octateuchus, Gr. ?.] A collection of eight books; especially, the first eight books of the Old Testament. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Octateuch — The Octateuch (pronounced /ˈɒk.tə.tjuːk/) is a traditional name for the eight books of the Bible, comprising the Pentateuch, plus the Book of Joshua, Book of Judges and Book of Ruth[1]. These made up the first eight books in a traditional… …   Wikipedia

  • octateuch — /ok teuh toohk , tyoohk /, n. the first eight books of the Old Testament, consisting of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, and Ruth, or a volume containing them. [1670 80; < LL octateuchus < Gk oktáteuchos, equiv.… …   Universalium

  • octateuch — oc·ta·teuch …   English syllables

  • Octateuch —  Октатек …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • octateuch —   n. series of eight books; first eight books of Old Testament …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • octateuch — ˈäktəˌtük, ə.ˌtyük noun ( s) Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Late Latin octateuchus, from Greek oktateuchos, from okta octa + teuchos vessel, case for holding a roll of papyrus; akin to Greek teuchein to make, build more at doughty : a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pentateuch — • The name of the first five books of the Old Testament. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Pentateuch     Pentatuch     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Biblical Exegesis —     Biblical Exegesis     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Biblical Exegesis     Exegesis is the branch of theology which investigates and expresses the true sense of Sacred Scripture.     The exegete does not inquire which books constitute Sacred… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Theodoret — (c. 393 ndash; c. 457) was an influential author, theologian, and Christian bishop of Cyrrhus, Syria (423 457). He played a pivotal role in many early Byzantine church controversies that led to various ecumenical acts and schisms.LifeAccording to …   Wikipedia

  • List of illuminated manuscripts — This is a list of illuminated manuscripts. 2nd century *Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, cod. suppl. gr. 1294 (Romance Papyrus) 3rd century *Oxford, Sackler Library, Oxyrhynchus Pap. 2331 (Heracles Papyrus) 4th century *Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu… …   Wikipedia

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