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As we have seen above, our author made extensive use of Sefer Musere ha-Pilosofim for the apothegmatic material which constitutes the second part of our text. He also included in Part One of our text a chapter which is taken from this work and which consists of a letter from Aristotle to Alexander. W e have collected the passages corresponding to material in the aforementioned three sources and have included them in Appendix I. In addition to the material based upon other sources, our text also contains expansions and elaborations of various episodes found in the Latin.

145, Jews' College, London. (4) Ms. LIII, Bibl. Estense, Modena; Ms. Cod. Heb. 10, Bodleian, Oxford; Ms. Damascus, subject of a study by A. Y. Harkavy, Neizdarmaya Versiya romana obu Alexandre (St. Petersburg, 1892). (5) Ms. Cod. Heb. 1087, Bibl. I. B. deRossi, Parma. (6) Ms. Cod. Heb. 3, Bibl. , Paris, the subject of our study. -Call. AND Historia de Preliis The basic source of most of these Hebrew versions is the Historia de Preliis in the I* recension. Thus the second and third versions are based on I* while the sixth version is based on a mixed text combining I 1 and I 2 .

Heb. Bibl. I. B. de-Rossi, No. -Call. He believes this Greek source to be a mixed text reflecting the Armenian version of recension a and Ms. A (Parisinus Graecus), the earliest representative manuscript of recension a. -Call. Except for those passages where he abridged the material, the Hebrew translator rendered the Greek text literally. Consequently this Hebrew translation can be employed along with the Armenian version and recension /? as a valuable aid for studying Ms. -Call. (2) A Byzantine chronicle dealing with events from the death of Alexander to Augustus Caesar.

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