Definition of Pseudepigrapha

1. Noun. 52 texts written between 200 BC and AD 200 but ascribed to various prophets and kings in the Hebrew scriptures; many are apocalyptic in nature.




Definition of Pseudepigrapha

1. Noun. Writings falsely ascribed to biblical times, especially to 3rd century Judaic scripture. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pseudepigrapha

1. pseudepigraphon [n] - See also: pseudepigraphon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pseudepigrapha

psephocratic
psephological
psephologies
psephologist
psephologists
psephology
pseud
pseud-
pseudaesthesia
pseudanthia
pseudanthium
pseudarthrosis
pseudembryos
pseudepigraph
pseudepigrapha (current term)
pseudepigraphies
pseudepigraphon
pseudepigraphous
pseudepigraphs
pseudepigraphy
pseudery
pseudish
pseudo
pseudo-
pseudo-Riemannian manifold
pseudo-Riemannian manifolds
pseudo-anglicism
pseudo-city code
pseudo-edge

Literary usage of Pseudepigrapha

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1. The International Critical Commentary on the Holy Scriptures of the Old and by Charles Augustus Briggs (1920)
"Of the pseudepigrapha the evidence that our author used the Testament of Levi, i Enoch, and the Assumption of Moses, is sufficiently strong; see below, § 7. ..."

2. The Concise Dictionary of Religious Knowledge and Gazetteer by Talbot Wilson Chambers, Frank Hugh Foster, Samuel Macauley Jackson (1889)
"Compare also the article '• pseudepigrapha in the Fathers " by Scuda- more and Stokes in Smith and Wace, Dictionary. 3. New Testament pseudepigrapha. riel*8 ..."

3. The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia by James Orr (1915)
"during this period that apocalyptic literature began to flourish, many specimens of which are found among the Apoc and the pseudepigrapha. ..."

4. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"I. Preliminary Discussion: By pseudepigrapha is commonly understood in the ... V. Philosophical pseudepigrapha. known, are not found in the manuscripts of ..."

5. The Theological Monthly (1891)
"DEANE'S pseudepigrapha. THE author of this valuable and interesting work, the Rev. William J. Deane, rector of Ashen, in the county of Suffolk, ..."

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