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Sexuality and Ptolemy’s Greek Bible: Genesis 1-3 In Translation: ‘... Things Which They Altered For King Ptolemy’ (Genesis Rabbah 8.11)

Loader, W.R.G. (2008) Sexuality and Ptolemy’s Greek Bible: Genesis 1-3 In Translation: ‘... Things Which They Altered For King Ptolemy’ (Genesis Rabbah 8.11). In: McKechnie, P. and Guillaume, P., (eds.) Ptolemy II Philadelphus and his World. Brill, Leiden, The Netherlands, pp. 207-232.

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Abstract

The 'King Ptolemy' referred to in this early fifth century rabbinic commentary on Genesis is Ptolemy II Philadelphus (reign: 283-46 B.C.E). 'The things which they altered for King Ptolemy' alludes to instances where the Greek translation differs from the acknowledged Hebrew text...

Item Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Publisher: Brill
Copyright: 2008 Koninklijke Brill NV
Publishers Website: http://www.brill.com/ptolemy-ii-philadelphus-and-h...
Notes: Series title: Mnemosyne : Supplements / Mnemosyne Leiden / Supplementum; Vol. 300 ISSN: 0169-8958
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/22030
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