[b-hebrew] Tolodoth and literary structure was Where Is En-Mishpat?
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Thu May 14 16:36:17 EDT 2009
Karl's claims are further elaborated in that message.
"the title and author were added to the end of a document, instead of at
the front as is modern practice (since at least the first millennium
BC to now"
Accordingly, Karl argues, if one sees a document with the title and
author at the end, it suggests a very early date for that document.
The colophon in the LXX of Esther is an example of the title and
author being added at the end. It is clearly well into the first millenium
BCE. It therefore suggests that if someone sees a document with the
author and title at the end it is not necessarily early. This undermines
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