1653 Rare 1st Printed'Greek Septuagint' In England. [He Palaia Diatheke Kata Tous Hebdomekonta] = Vetus Testamentum Graecum Ex Versione Septuaginta Interpretum, Juxta Exemplar Vaticanum Romae Editum, Accuratissime & Ad Admussim Recusum London: Excudebat Roger Daniel For John martin And Jacob Allestrye. Quarto [8.00 tall x 6.50 x 2.50 thick].
Printing in England of the Septuagint, the earliest translation of the Hebrew Old Testament into Greek, made in the third century BC. Roger Daniels version of the text of the Sixtine edition [was] prepared for the use of the scholars at Westminster School.
This appeared in 1653 and was edited by the Socinian, John Biddle. Its publication may have owed something to the interest in the Septuagint generated by Codex Alexandrinus and the frustration produced by the failure of Youngs attempts to edit it S. Mandlebrote, English Scholarship And The Greek Text Of The Old Testament p87. A very good, crisp and clean copy of the scarce Greek edition of the Septuagint. Minor light marks, blemishes or wear else a lovely, solid and clean copy.Collates , 1279, p as per ESTC collation. No separate second part In Sacra Biblia Graeca Ex Versione LXX. Bound in full contemporary vellum binding. Black gilt lettered label to the spine. A solid and rather attractive period binding. Get Supersized Images & Free Image Hosting. Create your brand with Auctiva's. The item "1653 Rare 1st Printed'Greek Septuagint' In England. FINE BINDING Bible/Theology" is in sale since Thursday, December 13, 2018. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable".
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