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From Author to Copyist: Composition, Redaction, and Transmission of the Hebrew Bible

Studies in Honor of Zipi Talshir

Edited by Cana Werman

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From Author to Copyist: Composition, Redaction, and Transmission of the Hebrew Bible

Studies in Honor of Zipi Talshir

Edited by Cana Werman

Zipi Talshir’s work on the evolution, formation, and transmission of the Hebrew Bible throughout her academic career, her remarkable ability to integrate the Septuagint into this research, and her profound understanding of the late books of the Hebrew Bible and the process of canonization are well known and appreciated. In this volume, 21 of Talshir’s colleagues and students contribute essays in her honor on these topics that are so close to her heart. A bibliography of her publications and a short biography open and complete this compelling volume presented by renowned authors in the field from all over Europe, Israel, and the U.S.

 

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Zipi Talshir’s work on the evolution, formation, and transmission of the Hebrew Bible throughout her academic career, her remarkable ability to integrate the Septuagint into this research, and her profound understanding of the late books of the Hebrew Bible and the process of canonization are well known and appreciated. In this volume, 21 of Talshir’s colleagues and students contribute essays in her honor on these topics that are so close to her heart. A bibliography of her publications and a short biography open and complete this compelling volume presented by renowned authors in the field from all over Europe, Israel, and the U.S.

Septuagint and Samareitikon—Jan Joosten

The Text-Critical Contribution of the Antiochean Greek and Old Latin Texts—Case Study: 2 Kings 8:10–11—Julio Trebolle Barrera

The Genealogical Lists in Genesis 5 and 11 in Three Different Versions—Emanuel Tov

An Identical Scribal Mistake in 1 Kings 9 and 2 Chronicles 7: Consequences for the Textual History of Kings and Chronicles—Adrian Schenker

Text and Context: The Textual Elimination of the Names of Gods and Its Literary, Administrative, and Legal Context—Alexander Rofé

Once Again: Hosea and the Pentateuchal Traditions—Erhard Blum

Ezekiel, a Singer of Erotic Songs? Some Text-Critical Remarks on Ezekiel 33:31–32—Johan Lust

If You Go Down to the Woods Today: B(e)aring the Text of Proverbs MT and LXX—Tova Forti

Numbers 36:13: The Transition between Numbers and Deuteronomy and the Redaction of the Pentateuch—Itamar Kislev

Bel and the Dragon: The Relationship between Theodotion and the Old Greek—Dalia Amara

The Masoretic Rewriting of Daniel 4–6: The Septuagint Version as Witness—Olivier Munnich

Speaking about God: Person Deixis in Malachi (Text and Versions)—Jonathan Ben-Dov and Romina Vergari

Echoes of Solomon and Nehemiah: Hezekiah’s Cultic Reforms in the Book of Chronicles—David A. Glatt-Gilad

Textual History through the Prism of Historical Linguistics: The Case of Biblical Hebrew z-m-r—Noam Mizrahi

Whodunit? Implicit Subject, Discourse Structure, and Pragmatics in the Hebrew and Greek Bibles—Frank H. Polak

Weighing in the Scales: How an Egyptian Concept Made Its Way into Biblical and Postbiblical Literature—Nili Shupak

The Rabbinic Sages’ Allegation about LXX Genesis 1:1: Bickerman’s Cogent Explanation—Mayer I. Gruber

When Did the Books of Samuel Become Scripture?—Anneli Aejmelaeus

What Is a Biblical Book?—Ronald Hendel

Revelatory Experiences as the Beginning of Scripture: Paul’s Letters and the Prophets in the Hebrew Bible—Roland Deines

The Canonization of the Hebrew Bible in Light of Second Temple Literature—Cana Werman

Index of Authors

Index of Ancient Sources

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