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Septuagint

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199545568
Published online December 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191735257
Septuagint

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(in abbreviation, LXX), the collection of Jewish writings which became the Old Testament of the Greek-speaking Christians. They are mainly translated from the Hebrew (or ...

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Subjects: Classical Studies

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