Aramaic Daniel and Greek Daniel : a literary comparison /

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Author / Creator:Meadowcroft, T. J.
Imprint:Sheffield, Eng. : Sheffield Academic Press, ©1995.
Description:1 online resource (336 pages).
Series:Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 198
Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 198.
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Varying Form of Title:Greek Daniel
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Notes:Revision of the author's thesis (doctoral)--Edinburgh, 1993.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-318) and indexes.
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Summary:Daniel 2-7 are noteworthy chapters in the Bible, partly because they are in Aramaic rather than Hebrew and partly because the early Greek translation of those chapters, known to us as the Septuagint, is quite different from the Aramaic text that we have. This book highlights and analyzes the differences by exploring the effectiveness of each version as a piece of narrative. A new appreciation of the craft of the Aramaic narrative is one result. Another is an enhanced understanding of how biblical narrative handles symbolism. Through this study the reader also gains insight into differing circl.
Other form:Print version: Meadowcroft, T.J. Aramaic Daniel and Greek Daniel. Sheffield, Eng. : Sheffield Academic Press, ©1995 1850755515 9781850755517