Subject area and speciality
- Old Testament specialists:
The Septuagint and Peshitta: Religious Interaction through texts
The research project is focused on the Septuagint (Greek) and Peshitta (Syriac) texts of the book of Genesis and will examine their linguistic and conceptual interrelationship. The purpose of the project is to investigate how the translators were concerned with the translation and transformation of biblical episodes and single biblical words with special reference to the cross-cultural and religious contexts of a particular text, period and religious group.