Item description for The Septuagint of Proverbs: Jewish And/or Hellenistic Proverbs? : Concerning the Hellenistic Colouring of Lxx Proverbs (Supplements to Vetus Testamentum) by Johann Cook, Nat Hentoff, Jill Beaton, Robin Herrera, Tommy Lasorda, Diana Dine, Laurence Trueman & Kevin Nowlan...
This monograph deals with an unexplained document of Hellenistic Judaism. The question of "Hellenistic Influence" is addressed on the basis of an analysis of a representative number of chapters of Septuagint Proverbs (1-2, 6, 8-9, 24, 29-31). Scholars have argued that this book was influenced extensively by Greek philosophy. The author follows a contextual cultural method. The Greek text is analyzed on four levels: the semantic, syntactical, stylistic and the theological. The conclusion is that the impact of Stoicism on this Greek version has been overestimated in the past.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.25" Width: 6.5" Height: 9.75" Weight: 1.95 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 1997
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004108793 ISBN13 9789004108790
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More About Johann Cook, Nat Hentoff, Jill Beaton, Robin Herrera, Tommy Lasorda, Diana Dine, Laurence Trueman & Kevin Nowlan
Johann Cook D. Litt (1982), University of Stellenbosch, is associate professor of Ancient Studies at Stellenbosch. He has published extensively on the Septuagint, including The Septuagint of Proverbs - Jewish and/or Hellenistic Proverbs? (Brill VTS 69, 1997)