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(Hebrew Yšāʿāhū, approximately ‘God has saved’). Hebrew proper name, also the title of a biblical book, which on the one hand has I. himself as author and on the other an unknown prophet who has entered research as Deutero-I. There are also further parts neither by I. nor by Deutero-I., which are ascribed to Trito-I. The effect of the book as a whole is very heterogeneous. The first of the ‘great prophets’, son of Amos and descendant of Judah and Tamar, active in the 8th cent. BC…

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Domhardt, Yvonne (Zürich), “Isaiah”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 25 October 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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