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3.3 Septuagint
(3,144 words)

Part of 3 Joshua

3.3.1 Background

It is generally assumed that the Greek translation of Joshua followed soon after that of the Pentateuch1 since its relatively free translation technique resembles that of the Greek Pentateuch (2.4.1). Yet it is unknown how soon it followed that of the Pentateuch. On the basis of a st…

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Michaël van der Meer, “3.3 Septuagint”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 22 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0003030000>
First published online: 2016
First print edition: 20161101

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