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A series of exegetical studies on the Septuagint psalter, focusing particularly on the extent to which the religious ideas and practice of the translators have influenced the translation and distinguished it from the Hebrew original.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
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SKU (ISBN): 978-1-4632-0030-5
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Publication Status: In Print

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 32
Publication Date: Jan 3,2013
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 97
Languages: German, Greek, Hebrew
ISBN: 978-1-4632-0030-5
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A series of exegetical studies on the Septuagint psalter, focusing particularly on the extent to which the religious ideas and practice of the translators have influenced the translation and distinguished it from the Hebrew original. The Septuagint was produced in a cultural milieu vastly different from that in which the original text was written, so it is natural that such differences should be reflected in the translation. The Septuagint’s translation method varies from dynamic equivalence to such strict verbal equivalence that the meaning of the Greek is obscured; the latter occurs particularly where there is reason to believe that the translator was uncomfortable with the Hebrew as he understood it. Flashar discusses the translations of ??? as an example of the Septuagint’s translation method, whether the translation of ??? as a??st?µ? betrays the influence of eschatological thinking, and the translators’ various motivations for altering the sense of the original or for using different Greek words for the same Hebrew word.

A series of exegetical studies on the Septuagint psalter, focusing particularly on the extent to which the religious ideas and practice of the translators have influenced the translation and distinguished it from the Hebrew original. The Septuagint was produced in a cultural milieu vastly different from that in which the original text was written, so it is natural that such differences should be reflected in the translation. The Septuagint’s translation method varies from dynamic equivalence to such strict verbal equivalence that the meaning of the Greek is obscured; the latter occurs particularly where there is reason to believe that the translator was uncomfortable with the Hebrew as he understood it. Flashar discusses the translations of ??? as an example of the Septuagint’s translation method, whether the translation of ??? as a??st?µ? betrays the influence of eschatological thinking, and the translators’ various motivations for altering the sense of the original or for using different Greek words for the same Hebrew word.

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Martin Flashar

  • Title Page (page 3)
  • Copyright Page (page 4)
  • Exegetische Studien Zum Septuagintapsalter (page 5)
  • I (page 7)
  • II (page 16)
  • III (page 29)
  • IV (page 41)
  • V (page 54)
  • VI (page 70)
  • VII (page 84)
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