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2.4.1.1 Genesis
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Part of 2 Pentateuch - 2.4 Primary Translations - 2.4.1 Septuagint

2.4.1.1.1 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 that ther…

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Rösel, Martin, “2.4.1.1 Genesis”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 16 August 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0002040101>
First published online: 2020



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