Origin of recension
Examples from the Web for recension
It is presumable that he exercised his editorial function on his recension of Q as he did upon the sayings-material in Mark.
The pyramids of Unas, Teta, and Pepi contain the original texts of this recension.An Introduction to Mythology|Lewis Spence
If we glance at Dry den's recension of The Tempest we may be inclined to think that the "wicked dam" soon won back her mastery.Some Diversions of a Man of Letters|Edmund William Gosse
Lepsius translated from the Turin papyrus; Budge bases his translations on what is called the Theban recension.
This parable, tho it has a Q sound in the first verse, is too long for any recension of that document.
British Dictionary definitions for recension
Word Origin for recension
Word Origin and History for recension
1630s, from Latin recensionem (nominative recensio) "an enumeration," noun of action from past participle stem of recensere "to count, enumerate, survey," from re- (see re-) + censere "to tax, rate, assess, estimate" (see censor (n.)).