[B-Greek] Al Pietersma's "New Paradigm" LXX paper

Albert Pietersma albert.pietersma at sympatico.ca
Sun Mar 19 14:54:56 EST 2006


What "interlinear" means should be clear from the article.
Al
On Mar 19, 2006, at 2:48 PM, Ernest Blum wrote:

> In regard to the Pietersma paper on "The Interlinear Model for the 
> Study of
> the Septuagint," I did not understand the use of the term "interlinear
> model."
>
> Does that term suggest that the earliest extent copies of the 
> Septuagint are
> in an interlinear format: namely, Greek and Hebrew?
>
> Sincerely,  Ernest Blum
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Carl W. Conrad" <cwconrad at artsci.wustl.edu>
> To: "B-Greek B-Greek" <b-greek at lists.ibiblio.org>
> Sent: Sunday, March 19, 2006 7:42 AM
> Subject: [B-Greek] Al Pietersma's "New Paradigm" LXX paper
>
>
>> Wayne Leman on his "Better Bibles Blog" (http://
>> englishbibles.blogspot.com/) has nicely called attention to a paper
>> delivered in 2000 but only now made publicly available on Al
>> Pietersma's own web-site (http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/~pietersm/ ).
>> The paper is entitled "A New Paradigm for Addressing Old Questions:
>> The Relevance of the Interlinear Model for the Study of the
>> Septuagint." Although this forum is not the appropriate place for
>> discussion of what Al has to say in the article, some list-members
>> may find what Al has to say about the linguistic nature of the LXX to
>> be of great interest. Here's the abstract:
>>
>> "Abstract: It is argued in this essay that the interlinear paradigm
>> for Septuagint origins (1) articulates wide-spread practice in the
>> discipline, (2) fully accounts for the linguistic character of the
>> vast majority of translated texts, (3) can be seen to be firmly
>> rooted in Hellenistic educational practice, and (4) strongly suggests
>> a Jewish educational rather than a liturgical origin for most of the
>> translated corpus."
>>
>>
>> Carl W. Conrad
>> Department of Classics, Washington University (Emeritus)
>> 1989 Grindstaff Road/Burnsville, NC 28714/(828) 675-4243
>> cwconrad2 at mac.com
>> WWW: http://www.ioa.com/~cwconrad/
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Albert Pietersma
Professor of Septuagint and Hellenistic Greek
Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations
University of Toronto
Home: 21 Cross Street,
Weston ON Canada M9N 2B8
Email: albert.pietersma at sympatico.ca
Homepage: http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/~pietersm




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