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Description - The Old Testament in Greek by Alan England Brooke

This incomplete, early twentieth-century edition was one of the first modern attempts to bring textual criticism to bear on the Septuagint, the Greek version of the Hebrew scriptures which originated in the third century BCE. It is still widely consulted today. Originally issued in nine parts between 1906 and 1940, this reissue is bound in four volumes. This third volume contains the later historical books: 1 and 2 Samuel (1927); 1 and 2 Kings (1930); 1 and 2 Chronicles (1932); and 1 Esdras, 2 Esdras (Ezra) and Nehemiah (1935). Following Swete's smaller Septuagint (1887-1894) the running text is that of Codex Vaticanus (B) supplemented by Codex Alexandrinus (A) or another uncial when B is defective. The edition includes an extensive critical apparatus taking account of key uncial manuscripts and fragments, over thirty cursive manuscripts, several daughter versions and a wide range of Patristic quotations.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781108007054
ISBN-10: 1108007058
Format: Paperback
(297mm x 210mm x 36mm)
Pages: 700
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge Library Collection
Publish Date: 25-Feb-2010
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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