Re: Questions re: LXX

From: Kevin W. Woodruff (
Date: Thu Feb 12 1998 - 11:24:57 EST

_An Introduction of the Old Testament in Greek_, by Henry Barclay Swete
orginally cambridge, 1902, republished by KTAV Publishers and by
Hendrickson Publishers

At 04:54 AM 2/12/98 -0500, you wrote:
>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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