Letter of Aristeas.

In modern scholarship, there has been no fully fledged commentary written on the Letter of Aristeas, an important work of Hellenistic Judaism in Alexandria, which contains the earliest version of the translation of the Septuagint. This volume fills that gap. The book will be of relevance to anyone i...

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Author / Creator:Wright, Benjamin G., III.
Imprint:De Gruyter, 2015.
Description:1 online resource (480 pages)
Language:English
Series:Commentaries on Early Jewish Literature ; v. 8
Commentaries on early Jewish literature.
Subject:Judaism -- History -- Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D.
Jews -- Civilization -- Greek influences.
Jews -- Civilization -- Greek influences.
Judaism -- Post-exilic period (Judaism)
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Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/12016480
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ISBN:3110431343
9783110431490
3110431491
9783110431346
3110431351
3110439042
Digital file characteristics:text file
Notes:Print version record.
Summary:In modern scholarship, there has been no fully fledged commentary written on the Letter of Aristeas, an important work of Hellenistic Judaism in Alexandria, which contains the earliest version of the translation of the Septuagint. This volume fills that gap. The book will be of relevance to anyone interested in Hellenistic Judaism, the Septuagint, the ancient Jewish community in Alexandria or ancient Jewish paideia.
Other form:Print version: Wright, Benjamin G. Letter of Aristeas : 'Aristeas to Philocrates' or 'On the Translation of the Law of the Jews'. Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, ©2015 9783110439045