MPhil Thesis: Differences between MT and LXX
Peter_Kirk at sil.org
Sat Dec 8 11:46:43 EST 2001
Thank you for your interesting thesis. Unfortunately I don't have time to
read it in detail.
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I see you are already using Unicode UTF-8 (whether you knew it or not) in
your thesis, at least for the quote marks which come out right (with MS
Internet Explorer 6) only if View - Encoding - Unicode (UTF-8) is selected.
This is good. In this case you should also be able to use Unicode Greek and
Hebrew. In fact I see you have some Unicode Greek (unaccented, so less
problematic) later in the document. Unfortunately Unicode Hebrew does not
yet display with many browsers other than MS IE5+. For Unicode Greek, see
Patrick Rourke's site, http://www.stoa.org/unicode/.
The SIL Hebrew and Greek font systems (including the Ezra and Galatia fonts
and full instructions) are available for free download from
http://www.sil.org/computing/fonts/Lang/silfonts.html. But these are not yet
Unicode compatible. See also links to other Hebrew fonts at
http://www.sil.org/computing/fonts/lang/Hebrew.html and to other Greek fonts
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Philip Engmann [mailto:philipengmann at yahoo.com]
> Sent: 07 December 2001 22:12
> To: Biblical Hebrew
> Subject: MPhil Thesis: Differences between MT and LXX
> Dear Listees,
> My MPhil Thesis investigates the differences between
> the LXX and MT verses which differ.
> The website is http://engmann.20m.com/about.html
> I would appreciate your comments and criticisms.
> There are two drawbacks though.
> 1. The thesis is on going ie unpolished and
> 2. I can't display the Hebrew and Greek letters.
> Can anyone help me?
> Thank you.
> Philip Engmann
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