REVIEWS Sidney Jellicoe, The Septuagint and Modern Study. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1968. Pp. XIX, 424. 65 Sh. This critical survey of scholarship on the Septuagint follows the model of the handbooks by Swete (2nd edition, 1914) and Ottley (1920) but stresses particularly the contribution of the past half century. After in- troductory chapters on the history of editions of the Septuagint from Holmes and Parsons through the Cambridge and Gbttingen editions, the book is divided into two parts. The first is on the origin and transmission of the Septuagint according to the Letter of Aristeas as well as according to other writings, the revisions of the LXX by Aquila, Theodotion, and Symmachus, the work of Origen's Hexapla, and the Tiifaria Varietas according to Jerome. The second part discusses the text and language of the LXX, including a list of all MSS. and versions and a critical review of the state of LXX studies, arranged according to Biblical books, with particular emphasis on the books that have appeared in the large Cam- bridge and G6ttingen editions. Finally Jellicoe, who is the editor of an extremely valuable newsletter of the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies, presents a survey
Vigiliae Christianae – Brill
Published: Jan 1, 1971
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera