We continue to add titles to our Göttingen Septuagint (LXX) series for the Accordance Bible Software Library, including the Book of Job (lob.Septuaginta: Vetus Testamentum Graecum, 11/4), edited by Joseph Ziegler, which we are making available today. How to Read and Understand the Göttingen Septuagint: A Short Primer, part 1, English translations of the introductions, A Short Primer on the Göttingen Septuagint | Unsettled Christianity, Around the Blogosphere (11.09.2012) | Near Emmaus, Greek Isaiah in a Year: the reading plan, free online LXX texts, and more resources | Words on the Word, How to Read and Understand the Göttingen Septuagint: A Short Primer, part 2 (Apparatus) | Words on the Word, The Göttingen Septuagint in Logos Bible software | Words on the Word, Words on the Word | When God Spoke Greek, a review mini-essay, Words on the Word | The Bible You Would Have Brought to Your 3rd Century Church Service, Words on the Word | Who is Isaiah’s Shepherd of the Sheep? Reblogged this on Rosary2007's Weblog and commented: The Septuagint is the Greek translation of the Hebrew Scriptures (Old Testament) and used by the early Church. In the next part of this Göttingen Septuagint primer, I’ll explore #3 and #4 above, the First Critical Apparatus (“Apparat I”) and the Second Critical Apparatus (“Apparat II”), as well as take a closer look at the contents of the Introductions in the Göttingen editions (“Die Einleitung”). Like the NA27 (and now NA28) and UBS4 versions of the Greek New Testament, Göttingen is a critical or “eclectic” edition, which “may be described as a collection of the oldest recoverable texts, carefully restored book by book (or section by section), aiming at achieving the closest approximation to the original translations (from Hebrew or Aramaic) or compositions (in Greek), systematically reconstructed from the widest array of relevant textual data (including controlled conjecture)” (IOSCS, “Critical Editions”). In the page from Genesis 1 above, you’ll notice that the text includes punctuation, accents, and breathing marks. | Words on the Word, 6 Most-Visited Posts at Words on the Word | Words on the Word, Logos 7: Review, Screenshots, Video | Words on the Word, February 8: Happy International Septuagint Day! Here I offer suggestions on how to read and understand the text, the apparatuses, the sigla/abbreviations, the introductions, and point to additional resources that will be of benefit to the Göttingen user. the present translation was made is the edition of the Septuagint prepared by Alfred Rahlfs and published by the Württemberg Bible Society (Stuttgart, 1935). Page 1 of 3 (42 items) 1 2 3 Next > This post has 41 Replies | 4 Followers Posts 403. Serious works in Septuagint studies, then, most often use the Göttingen text, where available, as a base. The Göttingen Septuagint has published more than 20 volumes spanning … Published between 1931 and 2006, the Göttingen Septuagint contains the most authoritative critical apparatus of the Greek Old Testament ever assembled. Göttingen editions or in Rahlfs, Septuaginta as opposed to later revisions correcting the translation towards the proto-Masoretic text. It must be clearly evident that the critical text here offered labored under certain limitations. Reply. Published between 1931 and 2006, the Göttingen Septuagint contains the most authoritative critical apparatus of the Greek Old Testament ever assembled. The Kopfleiste comes just below the text and above the apparatuses. The Göttingen Septuagint represents the largest Septuagint project ever undertaken. Though Rahlfs (editio minor) can be called a semi-critical edition, the Göttingen Septuaginta (editio maior) presents a fully critical text…. A challenge to using Göttingen is the paucity of material available about the project, even in books about the Septuagint. Septuagint Ezekiel Intro 1 Septuagint Ezekiel Introduction The Text An excellent critical edition of the Greek text has been provided by J. Ziegler in the Göttingen series1. Second, the Septuagint is seen as a 'mere' (and thus second-class) 'translation', of interest to only a few specialists of the intertestamental period— although particularly in its latest writings it shows that the 'Old II: Gemeinde, Gruppen und soziale Strukturen in Residenzstädten, Abt. With verse references in both the margin and in the body of the text, the top portion of each page of the Göttingen Septuagint is the editorially reconstructed text of each biblical book. 2021 Alfred Rahlfs, a Septuagint researcher at the University of Göttingen, began a manual edition of the Septuagint in 1917 or 1918. Below, “OG” stands for “Old Greek.” They write: The creation and propagation of a critical text of the LXX/OG has been a basic concern in modern scholarship. For the New Testament, the Nestle-Aland family of printed Greek New Testaments provide examples of eclectic editions. Id est Vetus Testamentum graece iuxta LXX interpretes 2 vols. So, too, with the minuscule manuscript 128 above–the introduction says of 128, “Init [=Latin initium=the beginning] – 1,10 is absent.”. | Words on the Word, Brand New Accordance Webinar I’m Leading Tomorrow on the Septuagint | Words on the Word, Göttingen Septuagint in Accordance (Lowest Sale Price) – Words on the Word. For example if ms 17 lacks the text this is shown as O-17. (Stuttgart: Württembergische Bibelanstalt, 1935), except in the few places noted. It’s the largest scholarly edition of the Greek translation of the Hebrew Bible. He mean Lexus, but he ain’t know it. For several of the books the more recently published individual volumes of the Göttingen Septuagint project were utilized. This anniversary edition is the product of events and symposia held to commemorate the one-hundredth anniversary of this publication. The article illustrates some of the challenges of the planned editorial work, and uses Psalm 1 as a test case. The reconstructed Greek critical text (“Der kritische Text”). I would consider the Göttingen LXX as the academic standard text for the LXX. ( Log Out /  Of the critical text, John William Wevers, in his introduction to Genesis in Göttingen, writes: Since it must be presupposed that this text will be standard for a long time, the stance taken by the editor over against the critical text was intentionally conservative. Göttingen include more texts that aren’t found in other editions (such as the Alpha-/L-Text of Esther) so even if you aren’t worried about apparatuses, but you want access to the texts that commentaries deal with, Göttingen is worth considering. And although scholarly editions of the Greek New Testament also present an eclectic text, neither the NA27 nor UBS 4 is an editio maior, as Göttingen is. The Göttingen Septuagint is the premier critical-scholarly edition of the Septuagint. 1. MT BHS The Göttingen Septuagint represents the largest Septuagint project ever undertaken. The two great text editions begun in the early 20th century are the Cambridge Septuagint and the Göttingen Septuagint, each with a “minor edition” (editio minor) and a “major edition” (editio maior). Next come the NT citations, and finally, the rest of the patristic witnesses in alphabetic order. This article provides a brief history of the Göttingen Septuagint Editions up to 2019, and focuses on the new Psalter Project "Editio critica maior des griechischen Psalters" (Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen), which started at the ( Log Out /  That is here. In eclectic editions, the editor makes a decision regarding the original text for each word. Should a piece of text be lacking due to some external circumstance in a particular ms, this is noted in the Source-List. Rahlfs did not in- Logos has finally got the lead out and appears to be proceeding at a fast pace to make available shortly, and after a considerable and intensely annoying delay (not enough customers, the company claims) the indispensable Gottingen Septuagint. In the above Kopfleiste, the parentheses around 912 mean that papyrus 912 is fragmentary. –Snoop to Chris, Season 4, Episode 1, The Wire Having recently re-watched the fourth season of the best television show in history, I need now to amend my assessment two years ago that the Göttingen Septuagint is the Cadillac of Septuagint editions. The Göttingen text is the next generation Septuagint. The classic essay on the Septuagint by one of the significant critical scholars in the early 20th c. of the LXX text. All the same, especially in the newer Göttingen editions, the volume editors have viewed and listed the readings of many manuscripts and versions. Göttingen has two critical apparatuses at the bottom of the page of most volumes. Its full name is Septuaginta: Vetus Testamentum Graecum Auctoritate Academiae Scientiarum Gottingensis editum, published by Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht in Göttingen, Germany. Abstract. Then the papyri are cited in the order of 801 to 999. Thackeray, J. Septuagint. The Translation of the Septuagint in Light of Earlier Tradition and Subsequent Influences 339-379 R. Hanhart (Göttingen) Septuagintal Translation Techniques - A Solution to the Problem of the Tabernacle Account 381-402 A. Aejmelaeus (Göttingen) 281 BCE: the Year of the Translation of the Pentateuch into Greek under Ptolemy II 403-503 The critical apparatuses are where they list those readings, so the user of Göttingen can see other readings as they compare with the critically reconstructed text. Its full name is Septuaginta: Vetus Testamentum Graecum Auctoritate Academiae Scientiarum Gottingensis editum, published by Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht in Göttingen, Germany. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. The German Bible Society’s "Septuaginta Deutsch" edition is the first complete German translation of the Septuagint.Now that knowledge of ancient Greek is on the decline, this edition takes into account that language’s eminent significance for an understanding of ancient Jewry, of the emerging New Testament, and of ancient religious history in general. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Reblogged this on Streaming Along the Negeb. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. Here’s a sample page from Genesis 1. The Göttingen Septuagint has published more than 20 volumes spanning some 40 biblical books (counting the minor prophets as 12), and publication of additional volumes is in progress. Since no volume of the Göttingen Septuagint is currently available for the four books of Reigns, the trans-lation throughout is of Alfred Rahlfs, Septuaginta. This is a v ery good help! Fortunately, Abram K-J (Words on the Word blog) has created a primer in two parts on how to read and understand the Göttingen Septuagint. It is the most recent critical edition of the LXX, that tries to take into account all the available manuscripts. The mss, versions and patristic witnesses which are available to us bring us with few and small exceptions no further back than the second century of our era. Göttingen Septuagint (65 Vols.) No kidding. Ada, Michigan: Uncial Books, 1996. What this means is that the entire O except 17 (which belongs to O) has the text in question. This article provides a brief history of the Göttingen Septuagint Editions up to 2019, and focuses on the new Psalter Project “Editio critica maior des griechischen Psalters” (Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen), which started at the beginning of 2020. Home > Logos 4 > Göttingen Septuagint (65 Vols.) New Göttingen Septuagint Volume Just Published | Words on the Word, Words on the Word Cited in Brill Book on Digital Humanities | Words on the Word, Göttingen Septuagint (Genesis): Lexus of the LXX | Words on the Word, Feb. 8: Happy International Septuagint Day! ( Log Out /  The “-” preceding it, Wevers notes, means that its text ends on the page in question. The Göttingen Septuagint is the Cadillac of Septuagint editions. papyri something about the character of every day Greek used, our knowledge of contemporary literary Greek is very limited indeed. The abbreviation al (for alia manuscripta) refers to the mss which belong to no particular group, i.e. LXXMS(S) The individual volumes in the Göttingen Septuagint series, when extant; otherwise the text of the manuscript(s) is quoted from the editions of the Cambridge series. The completed Septuaginta , published in 1935, relies mainly on Vaticanus, Sinaiticus and Alexandrinus and presents a critical framework with … Published between 1931 and 2006, the Göttingen Septuagint contains the most authoritative critical apparatus of the Greek Old Testament ever assembled. III: Repräsentationen sozialer und politischer Ordnungen in Residenzstädten, Höfe und Residenzen im spätmittelalterlichen Reich - Digitalversion, New: Project Conference on Graphemics 2018, Conferences and exhibitions organized by RuneS members, Activities in the context of international networks and co-operations, Supervision of academic qualification theses and visiting programs, Aufnahmeverfahren für Neuprojekte zum Akademienprogramm, The Göttingen Academy of Sciences and its Relationship with National Socialism, The Function of the Law („Gesetz“) in Past and Present, Imperium and Barbaricum: Roman Expansion and Presence in Germania on the Right Bank of the Rhine, Kommission zur Erforschung der Kultur des Spätmittelalters, Synthese, Eigenschaften und Struktur neuer Materialien und Katalysatoren, Wissens-Aggregator Mittelalter und Frühe Neuzeit, Digitalisierung des Quellenverzeichnisses des Göttinger Teils D-F, Fremd- und Lehnwortschatz im sprachhistorischen Wörterbuch 2012, Dänisch-deutsches Wörterbuchkolloquium 2010, The inscriptions of the ptolemaic temple of Edfu, Vita und Publikationen Dr. phil. It is my intention with this post, and a second to follow, to give a short primer or user’s guide to the Göttingen edition. The Göttingen Septuagint represents the largest Septuagint project ever undertaken. ( Log Out /  1 ᾿Εν ἀρχῇ ἐποίησεν ὁ θεὸς τὸν οὐρανὸν καὶ τὴν γῆν.. 2 ἡ δὲ γῆ ἦν ἀόρατος καὶ ἀκατασκεύαστος, καὶ σκότος ἐπάνω τῆς ἀβύσσου, καὶ πνεῦμα θεοῦ ἐπεφέρετο ἐπάνω τοῦ ὕδατος.. 3 καὶ εἶπεν ὁ … Finally! VI. Published between 1931 and 2006, the 24-volume Göttingen Septuagint contains the most authoritative critical apparatus of the Greek Old Testament ever assembled. MSL T. Muraoka, A Greek-English Lexicon of the Septuagint. I: Analytisches Verzeichnis der Residenzstädte und herrschaftlichen Zentralorte, Abt. It is worth nothing again that the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies (IOSCS) has a good, succinct article on the various editions of the Septuagint. Wem nutzt und wer benutzt das Lexikon? The Göttingen Septuagint represents the largest Septuagint project ever undertaken. Because it is an editio maior and not an editio minor like Rahlfs, a given print page can have just a few lines of actual biblical text, with the rest being taken up by the apparatuses. This is very good news, indeed! Göttingen Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Research projects within the Academies’ Programme, Die Editio critica maior des griechischen Psalters, Making the written heritage of the Aulic Council accessible, Anja Lobenstein-Reichmann, Doktoranden und Doktorantinnen, Bischöfe von Eichstätt – 8. (Because the Göttingen editions are critical/eclectic texts, no single manuscript will match the text of the Göttingen Septuagint.) Jan-Peter Graeff, Software and databases by Dr. phil. An additional challenge is that the critical apparatuses contain Greek, abbreviated Greek, and abbreviated Latin. 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