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The Old Testament in Greek According to the Septuagint 3 Volume Paperback Set

Cambridge Library Collection - Religion

By Henry Barclay Swete (Edited by)

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Format: Multiple copy pack, 3580 pages
Published In: United Kingdom, 22 April 2010
The three volume set of The Old Testament in Greek According to the Septuagint, edited by the Cambridge scholar Henry Barclay Swete (1835-1917), was first published in 1894. It contains the books from Hosea to 4 Maccabees with the Psalms of Solomon as an appendix. Swete set an important precedent for later editors by using an actual manuscript text as the edition's base. He selected the fourth-century Codex Vaticanus, which is still widely considered to contain the earliest and most valuable form of Septuagint text; many later editors have followed suit. Where Vaticanus was defective the text was supplemented by Codex Alexandrinus. or another important uncial manuscript. A critical apparatus contains the readings of eleven manuscripts for the Prophets and Maccabees, three for the Psalms, and five minuscules for the Psalms of Solomon. The edition's clarity helped it become one of the most widely used versions of the Septuagint.

Table of Contents

Volume I: Part I: Preface; 1. Genesis; 2. Exodus; 3. Leviticus; 4. Numbers; 5. Deuteronomy; 6. Joshua; Part II: 1. Judges; 2. Ruth; 3. 1 Samuel; 4. 2 Samuel; 5. 1 Kings; 6. 2 Kings; Appendix. Volume II: Part I: Preface; 1. 1 Chronicles; 2. 2 Chronicles; 3. Esdras; 4. Esdras-Nehemiah; 5. Psalms; 6. Proverbs; 7. Ecclesiastes; 8. Song of Solomon; Part II: 1. Job; 2. Wisdom of Solomon; 3. Ecclesiasticus; 4. Esther; 5. Judith; 6. Tobit; Appendix; Addenda. Volume III: Part I: Preface; 1. Hosea; 2. Amos; 3. Micah; 4. Joel; 5. Obadiah; 6. Jonah; 7. Nahum; 8. Habbakuk; 9. Zephaniah; 10. Haggai; 11. Zachariah; 12. Malachi; 13. Isaiah; 14. Jeremiah; 15. Baruch; 16. Lamentations; 17. Letter of Jeremiah; Part II: 1. Ezekiel; 2. Daniel; 3. Susanna; 4. Bel and the dragon; 5. 1 Maccabees; 6. 2 Maccabees; 7. 3 Maccabees; 8. 4 Maccabees; 9. Psalms of Solomon; 10. Songs; Appendix; Corrigenda.

EAN: 9781108007283
ISBN: 1108007287
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Dimensions: 21 x 140 x 6 centimetres (1.40 kg)
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