[b-hebrew] Author of the Torah
Christopher.Heard at pepperdine.edu
Fri Jul 29 17:39:28 EDT 2005
Oops, no. Brain hiccup. Please substitute "285 BCE"--I am thinking of
the tradition that the LXX project was begun while Judea was under
Ptolemaic rule--and adjust other dates accordingly.
On Jul 29, 2005, at 2:00 PM, Peter Kirk wrote:
> On 29/07/2005 20:58, Heard, Christopher wrote:
>> In any event, if the LXX project was indeed begun c. 385 BCE, ...
> This date seems very improbably early, some time before Alexander's
> invasion which led to Greek becoming widely spoken in Egypt and the
> Levant. Did you really mean this date? Of so, do you have any
> evidence for it?
> Peter Kirk
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R. Christopher Heard
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