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Bibil Identifier bibil:201816
Publication Type Article of book
Title (English, Long) Theodoret of Cyrus's Philological Remarks in His Commentary to Ezekiel
Author Hauspie, Katrin
Congress volume XIII Congress of the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies
Year (Reference) 2008
Language English
Pages 155-165 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Theodoret of Cyrus sets himself the task of explaining and elucidating the Greek text of Ezekiel to his readers in line with the principles of the Antiochene school. By doing so, he also offers them some philological devices, albeit on a small scale. The words leading to such comments indirectly reveal something about the extent to which his contemporary readers were acquainted with Septuagint Greek. This is the background over against which some of Theodoret's words in his Commentary to Ezekiel will be investigated in this contribution. After the selection of the words asking for some lexical information and their classification, this article will also deal with the way in which Theodoret explains them. In the conclusion, the results pertaining to the book of Ezekiel, as well as affecting the language and lexicography of the Septuagint, are brought together and compared to the results of Natalio Fernández Marcos' research on the Questions to the Octateuch and Questions to the Kings and Chronicles of Theodoret of Cyrus.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Ancient Christian Literature : Texts and Authors (Church Fathers) : Texts and Authors : Theodoret of Cyrus
Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the Old Testament : Latter Prophets : Ezekiel
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