Septuagint and Reception

Septuagint and Reception

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A new association for the study of the Septuagint was formed in South Africa recently. The present collection is a compilation of papers delivered at the first conference of this association, as well as other contributions. The volume addresses issues touching on the Septuagint in the broad sense of the word. This includes the Old Greek text (Daniel, Proverbs, Psalms and Lamentations) as well as the reception of the LXX (NT, Augustine and Jerome, etc.). A few contributions that may be regarded as miscellanea are nevertheless related to matters Septuagintal (Aristeas, Peshitta, Eunochos).Essays Prepared for the Association for the Study of the Septuagint in South Africa Association for the Study of the Septuagint in ... incident of Augustinea#39;s letter to Jerome (Ep. 40), circulating in Rome and Italy long before it reached its addressee. ... which is read against the background of Augustinea#39;s remarks in three other works: the Confessions, Christian Instruction ... new translation was the numerous discrepancies between the various Latin translations in circulation at this stage.

Title:Septuagint and Reception
Author:Association for the Study of the Septuagint in South Africa. Conference
Publisher:BRILL - 2009


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