Old Testament in Greek According to the Septuagint: Volume 2, 1 Chronicles - Tobit, Part 1


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Old Testament in Greek According to the Septuagint: Volume 2, 1 Chronicles - Tobit, Part 1

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Volume 2 of The Old Testament in Greek According to the Septuagint, edited by the Cambridge scholar Henry Barclay Swete (1835-1917), was first published in 1891. It contains the books from 1 Chronicles to Tobit. 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 Sinaiticus or Codex Alexandrinus The critical apparatus gives the readings of seven other important ancient manuscripts and fragments. The edition's convenient size and ease of use assured its place as one of the most widely used versions of the Septuagint, and it is still consulted today.

Old Testament in Greek According to the Septuagint: Volume 2, 1 Chronicles - Tobit, Part 1 was published by Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing) in June 2014. The ISBN for Old Testament in Greek According to the Septuagint: Volume 2, 1 Chronicles - Tobit, Part 1 is 9780511695407.

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Page last updated 27th November 2016
Book FormatOnline resource
PublisherCambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing) (June 2014)
ISBN9780511695407
ISBN-100511695403
Product Code4491884
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