deuteronomy, liz, response

Giuseppe Regalzi regalzi at infinito.it
Fri Mar 9 13:08:27 EST 2001


Peter Kirk wrote:

> Well, don't forget the point made recently that the surface form
> of such details indicated not the original composition but the
> latest redaction. So Vince's observation need mean no more than
> that Deuteronomy was copied by a scribe "ca.600" who modernised
> the orthography, whereas Kings was not copied at that time or
> copied by a more conservative scribe.

But subsequently both were copied many times: how is it that they
didn't undergo any more orthographic modernizations?

Giuseppe

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