The legend of the Septuagint : from classical antiquity to today /

The Septuagint is the most influential of the Greek versions of the Torah. Many versions of a legend about the translation have existed since antiquity. This is the first account of all of these versions providing a history of the uses and abuses of the legend in various Mediterranean cultures.

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Author / Creator:Wasserstein, Abraham, 1921-1995.
Imprint:New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Description:1 online resource (xviii, 334 pages)
Language:English
Subject:Letter of Aristeas.
Bible. -- Old Testament. -- Greek -- Versions -- Septuagint.
Lettre d'Aristée.
Bible. -- A.T. -- Grec -- Versions -- Septante.
Bible. -- Old Testament.
Letter of Aristeas.
Bible. -- A.T. -- Apocryphes -- Lettre d'Aristée.
Bible. -- A.T. -- Versions grecques -- Septante -- Légendes -- Histoire et critique.
RELIGION -- Judaism -- Sacred Writings.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Old Testament.
Septuaginta.
Receptie.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11812506
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Other authors / contributors:Wasserstein, David.
ISBN:0511191898
9780511191893
0511190719
9780511190711
0511191030
9780511191039
9780511499142
0511499140
0521854954
9780521854955
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-323) and index.
Print version record.
Summary:The Septuagint is the most influential of the Greek versions of the Torah. Many versions of a legend about the translation have existed since antiquity. This is the first account of all of these versions providing a history of the uses and abuses of the legend in various Mediterranean cultures.
Other form:Print version: Wasserstein, Abraham, 1921-1995. Legend of the Septuagint. New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006 0521854954