2 edition of Homer and the Bible in the eyes of ancient interpreters found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Maren R. Niehoff|
|Series||Jerusalem studies in religion and culture -- v. 16|
|LC Classifications||PA3003 .H63 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2011051167|
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Homer and the Bible in the Eyes of Ancient Interpreters. which cross traditional boundaries and interpret Biblical and Homeric interpreters in light of each other.
The picture which emerges from these studies in highly complex: Greek, Jewish and Christian readers were concerned with similar literary and religious questions, often defining. Homer and the Bible in the Eyes of Ancient Interpreters Volume 16 of Jerusalem Studies in Religion and Culture: Editor: Maren Niehoff: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: BRILL, ISBN:Length: pages: Subjects.
The Twenty-Four Books of the Hebrew Bible and Alexandrian Scribal Methods In: Homer and the Bible in the Eyes of Ancient InterpretersCited by: 1. Leiden (Brill, ). Homer and the Bible in the Eyes of Ancient Interpreters Edited by. Maren R. Niehoff. Leiden • boston Philo and the Allegorical Interpretation of Homer in the Platonic Tradition (with an Emphasis on Porphyry’s De antro nympharum) In: Homer and the Bible in the Eyes of Ancient Interpreters.
Review a Brill Book; Making Sense of Illustrated Handwritten Archives; FAQ; Search. Close Search. Advanced Search Help Scripture and Paideia in Late Antiquity In: Homer and the Bible in the Eyes of Ancient Interpreters.
Author: Guy G. Stroumsa. Page Count: Homer and the Bible in the Eyes of Ancient Interpreters Series: Jerusalem Studies in. The Agon with Moses and Homer: Rabbinic Midrash and the Second Sophistic In: Homer and the Bible in the Eyes of Ancient Interpreters. The Twenty-Four Books of the Hebrew Bible and Alexandrian Scribal Methods, in: M.R.
Niehoff (ed.), Homer and the Bible in the Eyes of Ancient Interpreters: Between Literary and Religious Concerns (JSRC 16), Leiden: Brillpp. – In this paper I propose that the literary agon, which was deeply rooted in rhetorical education and in Homeric literary activity of the Roman period, may serve as a useful category for understanding contemporaneous rabbinic midrash.
Two literary. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Why compare Homer's readers to biblical readers. / Maren R. Niehoff --Canonising and decanonising Homer: reception of the Homeric poems in antiquity and modernity / Margalit Finkelberg --Scripture and paideia in late antiquity / Guy C.
Stroumsa --"Only God knows the correct reading!". : Homer and the Bible in the Eyes of Ancient Interpreters (Jerusalem Studies in Religion and Culture) (): Niehoff, Maren: BooksFormat: Hardcover. Homer, the Bible, and Beyond by Margalit Finkelberg,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
ume, though I was not able to attend the Conference “Homer and the Bible in the Eyes of Ancient Interpreters”, Jerusalem, – 1 On critical signs see Gudeman ; Stein ; and also Pfeifffer, 2 Cf. GL –6: Probus, qui illas in Virgilio et Horatio et Lucretio apposuit, ut Homero Aristarchus.
Get this from a library. Homer and the Bible in the eyes of ancient interpreters. [Maren Niehoff;] -- The present collection of articles brings together scholars from different fields and offers prioneering essays on the Alexandrian scholia, Philo, Platonic thinkers and the rabbis, which cross.
The Bible, Homer, and the Search for Meaning in Ancient Myths explores and compares the most influential Homer and the Bible in the eyes of ancient interpreters book of divine myths in Western culture: the Homeric pantheon and Yahweh, the God of the Old argues that not only does the God of the Old Testament bear a striking resemblance to the Olympians, but also that the Homeric system rejected by the Judeo-Christian.
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Or as Maren R. Niehoff writes in her work Homer and the Bible in the Eyes of Ancient Interpreters, "The picture which emerges from these studies is highly complex: Greek, Jewish and Christian readers were concerned with similar literary and religious questions, often defining their own position in dialogue with others".
SPEAKING AND CONCEALING – CALYPSO IN THE EYES OF SOME (ANCIENT) INTERPRETERS Cook, I. Stoic Readings of Homer In Homer's Ancient Readers with the Bible.
In particular the book. “Homer and the Bible in the Eyes of Ancient Interpreters” “Journeys in the Roman East – Imagined and Real” Humboldt Stiftung (), research.
Sirach. Sirach provides evidence of a collection of sacred scripture similar to portions of the Hebrew Bible.
The book, which dates from BCE (and is not included in the Jewish canon), includes a list of names of biblical figures in the same order as is found in the Torah and the Nevi'im (Prophets), and which includes the names of some men mentioned in the Ketuvim (Writings).
In the parable of the debtors (Matt. –35), the king demanded that his accounts be settled, and one servant—The Interpreter’s Bible suggests satrap, which is a provincial governor 20 —was brought before him.
The servant owed the k talents, an astronomical figure. Puncta extraordinaria, or extraordinary points, refer to certain small dots in the Masoretic Text of the Hebrew Bible, where they appear alongside other, more common, traditional markings found in the Masoretic are fifteen places in the Masoretic Text where the puncta extraordinaria appear.
Ten of the fifteen instances are in the Pentateuch. The “Tyndale Bible” became the first mass-produced English translation of the Bible on the printing press. Martin Luther, a German professor of theology and a seminal figure in the Protestant Reformation, translated the Bible into German in his later life ().
The “Luther Bible” had lasting effects on religion. The first century book by Virgil, The Aenid, in Imperial times became a type of Roman “Bible.” It gives the story of one Aeneas who wandered away from Asia right after the Trojan War and settled in Italy.
The main theme of the book concerns the so-called “sacred. How the Bible Actually Works: In Which I Explain How An Ancient, Ambiguous, and Diverse Book Leads Us to Wisdom Rather Than Answers―and Why That's Great News Peter Enns.
Biblical Views: Reading the Bible Through Ancient Eyes. The Bible is not a Western book. It was written by, for and about people from the Mediterranean world who did not think, live or communicate like Westerners and who would be astonished at many of the things modern, Western readers “find”.
I have just finished reading How to Read the Bible and you have raised many new questions in my mind. Foremost among them, in the first flush of having finished the book, is why you accord so much deference to the ancient interpreters and whether they deserve it.
I am left wanting to know more about who they really were, what kinds of lives they led, what kinds of motivations (both.
Milton S. Terry. ISBN: © Chapter 2 Qualifications Of An Interpreter. IN order to be a capable 1 and correct interpreter of the Holy Scriptures, one needs a variety of qualifications, both natural and acquired.
For though a large proportion of the sacred volume is sufficiently simple for the child to understand, and the common people and the unlearned may find on every page. Overview The Bible.
According to traditional Jewish enumeration, the Hebrew Bible is composed of 24 books which came into being over a span of almost a millennium.: 17 The Bible's earliest texts reflect a Late Bronze Age civilization of the Ancient Near East, while its last text, usually thought to be the Book of Daniel, comes from a second century BCE Hellenistic period.
the ancient book to the thought and life of a later day. This task is performed by interpretation. It has been suggested that the more similar the situation of a later individual or group is to the situation of Bible times, the sim-pler will be the interpreter’s task.
Such a suggestion does less than. The Bible and humor is a topic of Biblical criticism concerned with the question of whether parts of the Bible were intended to convey humor in any ically, this topic has not received much attention, but modern scholars generally agree that humor can be found in biblical texts.
How to Read the Bible is really his life project: to show “how a person might go about honestly confronting modern scholarship and yet not lose sacred Scripture in the process.” This can be done, he suggests, by keeping “your eye on the ancient interpreters.” The.
According to traditional Jewish enumeration, the Hebrew canon is composed of 24 books written by various authors, using primarily Hebrew and some Aramaic, which came into being over a span of almost a millennium.: 41 The Hebrew Bible's earliest texts reflect a Late Bronze Age Near Eastern civilization, while its last text, thought by most scholars to be the Book of Daniel, comes from a.
of o results for Books: Christian Books & Bibles: Bible Study & Reference It's Not Supposed to Be This Way: Finding Unexpected Strength When Disappointments Leave You Shattered When compared to other ancient literature like Homer’s epics, the Bible is distinctive by virtue of its celebration of the commonplace as the sphere within which the crucial events of life occur.
This is in contrast to the aristocratic bias that prevailed in western literature before the rise of the novel. The Bible Through the Eyes of Its Authors interprets the Bible as a human creation by ancient priests who advocated political, social, military, and religious agendas for their nation.
They lived in a world of great empires with a two-millennium history before their nation was s: 3. for smart phones if you have really good eyes), my two favorite apps are Olive Tree in the New King James with Strong’s version and Hebrew Bible, which also has Strong’s.
Both of these can be used off-line. These are what their icons look like in the app store and on my iPad. If I were to start all over, I might use the Accordance Bible.
The Bible also makes many references to Greek culture and religion, especially in the book of Acts, which was written by the physician Luke. Consider a few examples: Consider a few examples: Describing events that occurred during the apostle Paul’s visit to Athens in 50 C.E., the Bible.
The book only covers the Old Testament and is very informative. A fascinating study of the Old Testament of the Bible, which is considered the books for the Jewish religion, and a preface for the Christian religion. This is a great book and I am glad that I took the opportunity to buy and read this s:.
The King James Bible extended this reformist approach by drawing on the latest scholarship of the day to provide new and improved translations from the original Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek. That produced a version of the Bible that was even more authentic than the Medieval Latin translation used by the Church.The phrase "these seven eyes" in could also refer to the "seven lamps" ofas Jesus later explained that "the lamp of the body is the eye" (Matthew ; Luke ).
We will see more of this in our next reading, but consider for now that in the book of Revelation, the apostle John receives a vision of Jesus Christ amid seven golden. With the Bible, we want, above all, to see how the translator will handle the set-piece poems we know—from the Psalms and the Song of Songs—along with the Book of .