‘The Septuagint within the History of Greek’ seminar – 20 April 2018

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Interaction of Traditions

Septuagint-CambridgeA one-day research seminar on the Septuagint within the history of Greek, held on the 20th of April 2018 at the Faculty of Divinity of the University of Cambridge, hosted a group of 20 participants from both the field of Septuagint studies and Classics. The aim of the seminar was to strengthen the link between the scholars and their research projects as well as to point out the importance of the place of the Septuagint Greek within the history of the Greek language.

First and the longest paper was entitled: ‘The Grammarian Cannot Wait: Thackeray, Muraoka, and the Analysis of Septuagint Syntax’ was given by Trevor Evans from Macquarie University. The title itself was inspired by words from the famous Thackeray’s Grammar. Trevor made a fine analysis of a number of new approaches and methodological issues in Takamitsu Muraoka’s approach to the Septuagint Syntax. It is important to say…

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