The texts and versions of the Book of Ben Sira : transmission and interpretation /

The Book of Ben Sira comes to us in a bewildering variety of ancient textual forms. Each version shows how the book was received and interpreted in a new situation and by another community of readers. The present volume contains studies by some of the best specialists in this field of research. Each...

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Other Authors: Rey, Jean-Sébastien., Joosten, Jan.
Format: eBook
Published: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011.
Series:Supplements to the Journal for the study of Judaism ; v. 150.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • An alternative Hebrew form of Ben Sira : the anthological manuscript C / Jeremy Corley
  • Reconstructions and retroversions : chances and challenges to the Hebrew Ben Sira text / P.C. Beentjes
  • Wordplay in the Hebrew to Ben Sira / E.D. Reymond
  • Animal imagery in the Hebrew text of Ben Sirach / N. Calduch-Benages
  • Translation Greek in Sirach in light of grandson's proplogue / Benjamin G. Wright III
  • The literary attainment of the translator of Greek Sirach / J.K. Aitken
  • Le métier de scribe, un métier différent / Franc̜oise Vinel
  • Archaic elements in the Syriac version of Ben Sira / Jan Joosten
  • Christian features in the Peshitta of Ben Sira : the question of dependency on the Syriac New Testament / Robert J. Owens
  • The Old Latin version of Sirach ; editio critica and textual problems / Anthony J. Forte
  • La version latine de Ben Sira / Thierry Legrand
  • The additions to Ben Sira and the book's multiform textual witness / Jason Gile
  • L'espérance post-mortem dans les différentes versions du Siracide / Jean-Sébastien Rey
  • La prière de Ben Sira dans les manuscrits hébreux et dans les versions anciennes / Maria Carmela Palmisano
  • La sagesse dans les béatitudes de Ben Sira : étude dutexte de Si 51,13-30 et de 14,20-15,10 / Émile Puech.