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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


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
Summary This collection contains essays prepared for the newly established Association for the Study of the Septuagint in South Africa. It includes contributions on the Old Greek text, the reception of the LXX and a number of related themes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes English
Print version record
SUBJECT Bible. Old Testament. Greek -- Versions -- Septuagint -- Congresses
Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- Congresses
Bible. Old Testament fast
Bibel Altes Testament Septuaginta gnd
Subject RELIGION -- Judaism -- Sacred Writings.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Old Testament.
Stellenbosch <2008>
Genre/Form proceedings (reports)
Conference papers and proceedings
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.
Form Electronic book
Author Cook, Johann.
ISBN 9789047430698