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Published: 13 December 2007

640 Pages


ISBN: 9780199215461

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The Sibylline Oracles

With Introduction, Translation, and Commentary on the First and Second Books

J. L. Lightfoot

  • Wide-ranging approach combines religious and literary history, philology, stylistics, and textual scholarship
  • Comprehensive study of an almost completely neglected text; contextual method sets it among as many comparanda as possible
  • Brings together the disparate disciplines of pagan oracular poetry and Hellenistic Jewish and Early Christian studies