The Translation of the LXX

Kevin W. Woodruff cierpke at utc.campuscw.net
Wed Jan 20 12:54:46 EST 1999


Because some of the elements appear to be legndary e.g. 72 translators
being separated and then when their individual translation were compared,
each of the copies were worded indentically the same.


At 09:19 AM 1/20/99 -0800, you wrote:
>Thank you Kevin.  Why do you refer to Aristeas' proposal as being a legend?
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>>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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>At 06:11 AM 1/20/99 -0800, you wrote:
>>Dear List Members:
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>>Is there anyone out there who is current on the circumstances surrounding
>the making of the Septuagint?
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>>Thank you.
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>>Lloyd Barre
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>> ** Original Subject: Re: The Translation of the LXX
>> ** Original Sender: "Kevin W. Woodruff" <cierpke at utc.campuscw.net>
>> ** Original Date: Wed, 20 Jan 1999 12:03:05 -0500
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>Lloyd Barre
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Kevin W. Woodruff, M.Div.
Library Director/Reference Librarian
Professor of New Testament Greek
Cierpke Memorial Library
Tennessee Temple University/Temple Baptist Seminary
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Chattanooga, Tennessee 37404
United States of America
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