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Author Association for the Study of the Septuagint in South Africa. Conference (1st : 2008 : University of Stellenbosch)

Title Septuagint and reception : essays prepared for the Association for the Study of the Septuagint in South Africa / edited by Johann Cook
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (x, 411 pages) : illustrations
Series Supplements to the Vetus Testamentum, 0083-5889 ; v. 127
Supplements to Vetus Testamentum ; v. 127
Contents The Septuagint -- The old Greek text -- The prayer of Azariah (DanLXX 3) : sources and origin / Jan Joosten -- On the role of external traditions in the Septuagint / Johann Cook -- Psalms as magic? P. Vindob. G 39205 revisited / Peter Arzt-Grabner -- Examining the 'pluses' in the Greek Psalter : a study of the Septuagint translation qua communication / Randall X. Gauthier -- The Greek translation of Lamentations : towards a more nuanced view of its 'literal' character / Gideon Kotze -- Reception -- The New Testament -- Hab 2:3-4 in the Hebrew tradition and in the Septuagint, with its reception in the New Testament / Wolfgang Kraus -- Quotations from the Minor Prophets in Hebrews / Gert J. Steyn -- Ancient Egyptian elements in Hebrews 1? / Annette Evans -- Differences between the MT and LXX contexts of Old Testament quotations in the New Testament : Isaiah 45:18-25 as a case study / Ronald H. van der Bergh -- From Josephus to Augustine and beyond -- The use of names as evidence of the Septuagint as a source for Josephus' Antiquities in books 1 to 5 / Lawrence Ronald Lincoln -- Wisdom in the wisdom of Solomon and Cleanthes' Hymn to Zeus / Johan C. Thom -- The strange woman in Proverbs, LXX Proverbs and Aseneth / William Loader -- The reception of the Susanna narrative (Dan. XIII) in early Christianity / Chris L. de Wet -- Augustine, Jerome and the Septuagint / Annemarie Kotze -- Miscellanea -- The treatment of Hapax Legomena in MT Ezekiel, in the LXX Ezekiel and Peshitta : a comparative study / Harry F. van Rooy -- The role of metatexts in the translations of sacred texts : the case of the Book of Aristeas and the Septuagint / Jacobus A. Naudé -- Kingship ideology : a neglected element in Aristeas' charter myth for Alexandrian Judaism / Jonathan More -- "Eunuchs"? : the ancient background of Eunouchos in the Septuagint / Sakkie Cornelius -- Reading Judith as therapeutic narrative / Pierre Johan Jordaan -- Performing Susanna : speech acts and other performative elements in Susanna / Eugene Coetzer -- Reading narratives in the Septuagint : a discourse on method / Dick M. Kanonge
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- Congresses.
Bible. Old Testament. Greek -- Versions -- Septuagint -- Congresses
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Cook, Johann.
LC no. 2009012559
ISBN 9004177256 (cloth)
9047430697 (electronic bk.)
9789004177253 (cloth)
9789047430698 (electronic bk.)