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The Septuagint and Modern Study

ISBN: 9781575062518


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Twenty-five years after it first appeared, Sidney Jellicoe’s classic work is still one of the most comprehensive introductions to the Septuagint and cognate studies ever written. More than an introductory textbook, this thorough work is an essential reference tool for the ongoing study of the Septuagint.

After detailing the principal features of twentieth-century Septuagint studies, Jellicoe traces the origins and transmission history of the LXX. In the second part, Jellicoe discusses the various LXX manuscripts, versions, and critical editions, and its language and style. Complete with thorough appendixes, a bibliography, and various indexes The Septuagint and Modern Study will be a trusted reference for years to come.

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  • Provides a thorough introduction to the Septagint and cognate studies
  • Overviews the principal features of Septuagint studies
  • Surveys the transmission of the Septuagint text
  • Discusses the manuscipts, versions, and style of the Septuagint
  • Introduction, Modern Study—Its Antecedents, Beginnings, and Development
  • Part I: Origins and Transmission-History
    • Septuagint Origins: The Letter of Aristeas
    • Modern Theories of Origin
    • Early Revisions
    • Origen and the Hexapla
    • The Trifaria Varietas

  • Part II: Text and Language
    • Manuscripts of the Septuagint
    • The Versions
    • The Books of the Septuagint: Modern Editions and Text-Critical Studies
    • Language and Style
    • The Current Situation in Septuagint Studies
[An] impressive and very useful resource volume . . . [A] very important contribution made extremely well. Students and scholars alike will find it very useful.

Journal of Biblical Literature

It is still the most comprehensive general work to appear on these subjects in recent decades, and should prove useful for many years.

The Jewish Quarterly Review

  • Title: The Septuagint and Modern Study
  • Author: Sidney Jellicoe
  • Publisher: Eisenbrauns
  • Publication Date: 1978
  • Pages: 424
  • Resource Type: Introduction
  • Topic: Septuagint

Sidney Jellicoe was a biblical scholar and Harrold Professor of Divinity at Bishop’s University in Serbrooke, Canada from 1952–1973.


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    Print list price: $37.50
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