[b-hebrew] Robert Alter on Joseph

James Read J.Read-2 at sms.ed.ac.uk
Thu Jul 23 20:15:59 EDT 2009


lol,

I get the feeling that even if we did email Joseph and asked him how  
old he was and he answered that he was 17 at the time that Jim would  
only interpret that as Joseph still using his 6 month definition of a  
year. ;-)

James Christian

Quoting George Athas <George.Athas at moore.edu.au>:

> You know, Jim, I was almost going to agree with you (shock horror),   
> until you claimed that Alter must think that Joseph is really only   
> 8½ years old. Shall I email him (Alter, not Joseph) and ask him   
> whether that is his opinion?
>
>
> Regards,
>
> GEORGE ATHAS
> Moore Theological College (Sydney, Australia)
> www.moore.edu.au
>
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