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The Septuagint

In The Septuagint, Jennifer DInes provides an introductory survey of current scholarship on the Greek Bible - the Septuagint. She traces the Septuagint's origins in the third to first centuries BCE and its subsequent history to the fifth century CE. Dines also examines the Septuagint's relationship to the standard Hebrew text and its translational characteristics; as well as considering the Septuagint's valve as a collection with its own literary and exegetical character. The Septuagint is shown to be important for biblical studies (both Old and New Testament), to have a distinctive contribution to make to the history of biblical interpretation, and to be of considerable interest for understanding the early development of both Judaism and Christianity
Print Book, English, ©2004
T & T Clark, London, ©2004