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Book Description

An Introduction to the Old Testament in Greek., with an Appendix Containing the Letter of Aristeas edited by H. St. J. Thackeray [1869-1930]
Publication Year:
Cambridge University Press
Old Testament, Septuagint, LXX, Greek
Copyright Holder:
Public domain

Henry Barclay Swete [1835-1917], An Introduction to the Old Testament in Greek., with an Appendix Contang the Letter of Aristeas edits by H. St. J. Thackeray [1869-1930]

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Part I. The Hustory of the Greek Old Testament and of its Transmission
    1. The Alexandrian Greek Version
    2. Later Greek Versions
    3. The Hexapla, and the Hexaplaric and other Recensions of the Septuagint
    4. Ancient Versions based upon the Septuagint
    5. Manuscripts of the Septuagint
    6. Printed Texts of the Septuagint
  • Part II. The Contents of the Alexandrian Old Testament
    1. Titles, Grouping, Number, and Order of the Books
    2. Books of the Hebrew Canon
    3. Books not included in the Hebrew Canon
    4. The Greek of the Septuagint
    5. The Septuagint as a Version
    6. Text divisions: Stichi, Chapters, Lections, Catenae, &c.
  • Part III. Literary use, Value, and Textual Condition of the Greek Old Testament
    1. Literary use of the Septuagint by non-Christian Hellenists
    2. Quotations from the Septuagint in the New Testament
    3. Quotations from the Septuagint in early Christian writings
    4. The Greek Versions as aids to Biblical Study
    5. Influence of the Septuagint on Christian Literature
    6. Textual condition of the Septuagint, and problems arising out of it
  • Additions and Corrections
  • Appendix. The Letter of Pseudo-Aristeas
    1. Introduction
    2. Text
  • Indices
    1. Index of Biblical references
    2. Index of Subject-matter