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Spurious or pseudonymous writings, especially Jewish writings ascribed to various biblical patriarchs and prophets but composed within approximately 200 years of the birth of Jesus Christ.
- ‘Therefore, to church members the Book of Mormon is not fiction, not pseudepigrapha, not literary embellishment, not a parable or an allegory, but a book about real people who lived in ancient times.’
- ‘Many of these pseudepigrapha are not merely falsely ascribed, but the result of deliberate deception.’
Late 17th century: neuter plural of Greek pseudepigraphos ‘with false title’ (see pseudo-, epigraph).
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