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Muratorian Fragment

(Canon Muratori). 85-line fragment of a Lat. treatise (probably tr. from Gk.) on the Bible canon*; includes a list of NT books accepted as canonical in It. at the end of the 2d c.; does not mention Heb, Ja, 1-2 Ptr, and 1 of the epistles of Jn; mentions Apocalypse of Peter and Wis.; writings rejected include Shepherd of Hermas. Discovered 1740 by L. A. Muratori* in the Ambrosian Library at Milan. Author unknown.

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