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The Meaning of the Letter of Aristeas
Language: en
Pages: 172
Authors: Ekaterina Matusova
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015 - Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht

Ekaterin Matusova offers a new approach to the old problems of interpretation of the "Letter of Aristeas." Chapter 1 deals with the question of the structure of the narrative. Matusova argues that at the time of Aristeas compositions of the kind of the Reworked Pentateuch, or Rewritten Bible were circulating
The Letter of Aristeas
Language: en
Pages: 355
Authors: Henry George Meecham
Categories: Greek language, Biblical
Type: BOOK - Published: 1935 - Publisher:

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The Letter of Aristeas - a Biblical / apocryphal text
Language: en
Pages: 118
Authors: Anon E. Mouse
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-08-01 - Publisher: Abela Publishing Ltd

The Letter of Aristeas is an apocryphal text, or a book not included in the Bible. Also known as the Letter of Philocrates, was written in the second century BC in the Hellenistic states of Greece. Josephus, the one who paraphrases two fifths of the text, attributes the text to
The Letter of Aristeas
Language: en
Pages: 513
Authors: Benjamin G. Wright
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-25 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

The Letter of Aristeas has been an object modern scholarly interest since the seventeenth century. It is best known for containing the earliest version of the translation of the Hebrew Law into Greek, and this story accounts for much of the scholarly attention paid to the work. Yet, this legend
Aristeas to Philocrates
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: Moses Hadas
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-07-01 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

The work commonly known as the Letter of Aristeas presents an account of the genesis of the Septuagint, and incidentally reflects currents of religious thought at a significant period of history. The book is a work of conscious literary art, composed according to the canons of the Greek schools, and