The Library in Alexandria and the Bible in Greek.

This work covers the translation of the Bible into Greek. Ancient evidence reveals that the earliest, written translation of the Bible in Greek was completed in Alexandria in 281 BCE, probably by 71 scholars, invited especially from Judaea by Ptolemy II.

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Author / Creator: Collins, Nina L.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Imprint: Leiden : BRILL, 2000.
Series:Vetus Testamentum, Supplements Ser.
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505 0 |a Intro -- THE LIBRARY IN ALEXANDRIA AND THE BIBLE IN GREEK -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- I An Overview of the Themes of this Book -- II The Date of the Translation of the Pentateuch into Greek -- III Demetrius of Phalerum was a Trusted Employee of Ptolemy II -- IV Demetrius of Phalerum, Librarian in the Library of Ptolemy I -- V Who Wanted a Translation of the Pentateuch into Greek? -- Bibliography -- Appendix -- Index -- 1 Modern Authors -- 2 Ancient Sources -- 3 Subjects. 
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