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Translation and Survival: The Greek Bible and the Ancient Jewish Diaspora

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The author of Translation and Survival: The Greek Bible and the Ancient Jewish Diaspora is Tessa Rajak The translation of the Hebrew Bible into Greek was the first major translation in Western Its significance was far-reaching but largely Without a Greek Bible, European history would have been entirely different - no Western Jewish diaspora and no Translation and Survival is a radical new study of the ancient creators and receivers of the translations and of their The Greek Bible sustained Jews who spoke Greek and made the survival of the first Jewish diaspora possible: indeed, the translators invented the term The translations were a tool for the preservation of group identity and for the expression of They devised a new kind of language: many of the words they coined are still with The Greek Bible translations ended up as the Christian Septuagint, taken over along with the entire heritage of Hellenistic Judaism when the Church parted from the Here, a brilliant creation is restored to its first owners, and to its historical context among Jews, Greeks and.This title is available at BookMoving on Tessa Rajak's eBooks, .Translation and Survival: The Greek ... Textbook, course, ebook, pdf, download at bookmoving .

Translation and Survival: The Greek Bible and the Ancient Jewish Diaspora

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