'Some rivals of early Christianity', vol. 1, pp.1-133, and vol. 2, pp.134-187, lectures read in Michaelmas Term, 1907. At the back of vol. 2 are part of a course of lectures 'From Alexander to Herod', pp.133-194 only, from Michaelmas Term, 1909. There is also a letter from Henry Knight, Bishop of Gibraltar to James Bethune-Baker, 1920, asking whether the lectures should be published.
Henry Barclay Swete: Some Rivals of Early Christianity
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Henry Barclay Swete (1835-1917) was a Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, 1858-77, and Regius Professor of Divinity at Cambridge University, 1890-1915. He published widely in theology, church history and patristics, including The Old Testament in Greek according to the Septuagint, 1887-94.
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