Textual History of the Bible

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Part of 2 Pentateuch - 2.4 Primary Translations - 2.4.1 Septuagint Nature

It is generally assumed that the Greek book of Genesis is the oldest of the translations of the Septuagint. It is possible that parts of the Bible were translated earlier (Let. Aris., §§ 314–16) or th…

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Martin Rösel, “ Genesis”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 27 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0002040101>
First published online: 2016
First print edition: 20161101

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