Translation and Survival: The Greek Bible of the Ancient Jewish Diaspora

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Price
$201.25
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Publish Date
Pages
400
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.6 X 1.3 inches | 1.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780199558674

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About the Author
Tessa Rajak is Professor Emeritus of Ancient History, University of Reading, and Member of the Jewish Studies Unit, Oxford University.
Reviews

"admirably clear" - Gabriel Josipovici, Times Literary Supplement


"It is to be hoped that Rajak's judicious work will encourage further research; for, as she has shown, the importance of the Septuagint can hardly be exaggerated. For too long it has been largely lost to both Jewish and Christian communities. It is to be hoped that Rajak's judicious work will encourage further research; for, as she has shown, the importance of the Septuagint can hardly be exaggerated. For too long it has been largely lost to both Jewish and Christian communities. Rajak dispays a remarkable talent to present a highly complex and broad topic very clearly" - Canon Anthony Phillips, Church Times


"provides a sterling account of one of the most extraordinary scholarly enterprises of the ancient world" - Jonathan Wright, Catholic Herald


"an eminently readable, elegantly written, well-researched and fascinating book on the first Jewish Greek Bible translation as a cultural a