The Translation of the LXX

Kevin W. Woodruff cierpke at
Wed Jan 20 12:03:05 EST 1999

Demetrius Phalerius librarian at the Alexandrian library says that Aristeas
a courtier of Ptolemy I Philadelphus (284-247 B.C.) proposed that a
translation be made of the Jewish laws. This legend is also mentioned by
both Philo and Flavius Josephus.

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