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The library in Alexandria and the Bible in Greek [electronic resource] / by Nina L. Collins.

By: Collins, Nina L.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Supplements to Vetus Testamentum: v. 82.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2000Description: 1 online resource (214 p.).ISBN: 1417536586 (electronic bk.); 9781417536580 (electronic bk.); 9004118667 (alk. paper); 9789004118669 (alk. paper); 9047400550; 9789047400554.Subject(s): Bible. Old Testament. Greek -- Versions -- Septuagint | Demetrius, of Phaleron, approximately 350 B.C.- | Alexandrian Library | D�em�etrios, de Phal�ere, ca 350-ca 283 av. J.C | Biblioth�eque d'Alexandrie | Bible. A.T. Grec -- Versions -- Septante | RELIGION -- Judaism -- Sacred Writings | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Old Testament | Septuaginta | Bibliotheken | Demetrius Phalereus | Aristeas <Epistolographus> | Alexandria / Alexandrinische Bibliothek | Septuaginta | Ad Philocratem | DatierungGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Library in Alexandria and the Bible in Greek.DDC classification: 221 s | 221.4/8 Other classification: 11.32 | 06.31 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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;
Summary: 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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Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-190) and indexes.

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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;

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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