Questions re: LXX

From: John Reece (
Date: Thu Feb 12 1998 - 04:54:20 EST

Can someone recommend a good history of the LXX, in the form of either a
book or article in a journal?

What is the best estimate for the time period during which the LXX was

What is the approximate date of the earliest surviving manuscripts?

Would anyone care to comment on the quality of the LXX as a translation
of the Hebrew text of Isaiah?

John Reece
Lillington, North Carolina, USA

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