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- adj. Of or relating to pseudepigraphy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to pseudepigraphy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Inscribed with a false name: specifically, pertaining to the Jewish pseudepigrapha.
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The subject of the use of Deuteronomy thus provides a wonderful testing ground for Haefner's presupposition of these letters' pseudepigraphic character, since the contrast with Paul's authentic letters on this point could hardly be more striking.
According to the Testament of Solomon, a pseudepigraphic work of late Antiquity that serves as the basis for a whole genre of Solomonic magical lore, King Sol created a ring using a divine name of power and inscribed it with a seal, either a pentagram or hexagram traditions vary.
Israeli's thought was largely influenced by the Arab philosopher al-Kindi (d.ca. 870 CE) and a pseudepigraphic Neoplatonist treatise (no longer extant in the Arabic original) which was later translated into Hebrew by Abraham Ibn Hasday (d. 1240) and appended to the belles-lettrist work The Prince and the Ascetic.
S.M. Stern argues for the existence of a lost pseudepigraphic Arabic treatise which influenced the longer recension of The Theology of Aristotle and Isaac Israeli, and was quoted without proper attribution by both.
Further, an Arabic partial paraphrase of Plotinus 'Enneads circulated under the pseudepigraphic title The Theology of Aristotle in two recensions, the shorter of which is called the
The pseudepigraphic testament of Maimonides, in which he expresses his admiration in the strongest terms for Ibn Ezra's Torah commentary and the “great and deep secrets” that he revealed there, is most likely a product of this same trend.
These are found in the Sibylline oracles, a pseudepigraphic writing, whose earliest parts reach back only to the second century B. C., or again in Alexander Polyhistor, of the first century B. C.; also in writings of Moses of Chorene, an
Although considered to be pseudepigraphic by some, it carries significant meaning and insight into events of that time.
This is one of the few pieces of theology in the _Antiquities_, and we are fain to believe that he borrowed it from Nicholas, who is quoted immediately afterwards, or from pseudo-Hecataeus, a Jewish pseudepigraphic historian, to whom a book on the patriarch was ascribed.
It bears all the traces of the pseudepigraphic tendency of a period that produced the first works of the Cabala, the Seder Olam Zutta of Rabbi Joshua, and the neo-Hebraic apocalypses.