Bibliographic Details

Aramaic Daniel and Greek Daniel : a literary comparison / T.J. Meadowcroft.

Author / Creator Meadowcroft, T. J.
Imprint Sheffield, Eng. : Sheffield Academic Press, ©1995.
Description 1 online resource (336 pages).
Language English
Series Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 198
Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 198.
Subject Bible. Daniel -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. Daniel. Aramaic.
Bible. Daniel. Greek.
Bible. A.T. Daniel. I-XII -- Critique textuelle.
Bible. A.T. Daniel. Grec -- Versions -- Septante.
Bible. A.T. Daniel. Araméen -- Versions.
Bible. Daniel.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Prophets.
Daniël (bijbelboek)
Tekstgeschiedenis.
Masora.
Septuaginta.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Format E-Resource, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11183668
Varying Form of Title Portion of title Greek Daniel
ISBN 9780567210692
0567210693
9781850755517
1850755515
6611803300
9786611803308
Digital file characteristics data file
Notes Revision of the author's thesis (doctoral)--Edinburgh, 1993.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-318) and indexes.
Restrictions unspecified
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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
Table of Contents:
  • Preface; Abbreviations; Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION; Chapter 2 DANIEL 4; Chapter 3 DANIEL 5; Chapter 4 DANIEL 6; Chapter 5 DANIEL 3; Chapter 6 DANIEL 2; Chapter 7 DANIEL 7; Chapter 8 DIFFERENCES IN DANIEL 1 AND 8-12; Chapter 9 CONCLUSION; Appendix 1 THEODOTION; Appendix 2 SEPTUAGINT DANIEL 2-7 IN ENGLISH; Bibliography; Index of Biblical References; Index of Authors.