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Mon Aug 20 18:49:17 EDT 2001

I don't know exactly, but ancient Greek translators had a way with
Hebrew.  Probably
for the same reason ben Maimon became Maimonides, it sounded better in
Greek.  The
Septuagint usually has "Salomon," with both "O's" being Omegas, not
omicrons; but
sometimes it has "Solomon."

Solomon (Shlomo) Landers

"Silberman, Alfred" wrote:

> Let me now ask about the "n" of Solomon. Where does that come from? I
> understand that the SH became S because Greek does not have an SH sound but
> where does the added N come from?
> Thanks again for any replies,
> Al Silberman

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