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Published: 09 April 2009

400 Pages


ISBN: 9780199558674

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Translation and Survival

The Greek Bible of the Ancient Jewish Diaspora

Tessa Rajak

  • Offers a radical new interpretation of a work of translation of seminal importance for Western culture - that of the Hebrew Bible into Greek - and restores it to its Jewish environment
  • Extensive range, covering many centuries of the cultures of the eastern Mediterranean
  • Fully documented, with reference to a great variety of primary sources