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The letter of Aristeas, translated with an appendix of ancient evidence of the origin of the Septuagint,

Author: H St J Thackeray
Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge ; New York, Macmillan Co., 1917.
Series: Translations of early documents., Series II,, Hellenistic-Jewish texts ;, 3.
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Letter of Aristeas.
Letter of Aristeas.
London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge ; New York, Macmillian Co., 1917
(OCoLC)636065173
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H St J Thackeray
OCLC Number: 12345484
Description: 116 pages 19 cm.
Contents: 1. Introductory address to Philocrates, 1-8 --
2. The origin of the scheme and preliminary proceedings, 9-51 --
3. Description of the royal presents to Eleazar, 51-82 --
4. Description of Jerusalem and its vicinity, 83-120 --
5. Eleazar's farewell to the translators, 120-127 --
6. Eleazar's apology for the Jewish Law, 172-181 --
7. Reception of the translators at Alexandrina, 172-181 --
8. The seven days' banquet in honour of the translators, 182-186 --
9. The wise answers of the translators to the king's hard questions, 187-300 --
10. The translation and its reception, 301-316 --
11. The departure of the translators, 317-321 --
12. Concluding address to Philocrates, 322.
Series Title: Translations of early documents., Series II,, Hellenistic-Jewish texts ;, 3.
Responsibility: by H. St. J. Thackeray.

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