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Faculty of Divinity


The Septuagint within the History of Greek

A one-day seminar on 20th April 2018. Room 7, Faculty of Divinity

Provisional programme

All welcome; Lunch provided for those who register by 12 April (Email:


11.00 Coffee Introduction

11.30-12.30 Trevor Evans (Macquarie University) “The Grammarian Cannot Wait: Thackeray, Muraoka, and the Analysis of Septuagint Syntax”

12.30-1.10 Marieke Dhont (Divinity, Cambridge), "God is in the Pronouns: On Septuagint Syntax and Pronominal Competence"


2.00-2.40 Patrick James (Classics, Cambridge), “The influence of the Greek of the Septuagint on the Documentary Papyri”

2.40-3.20 Will Ross (Divinity, Cambridge), “Questioning Interlanguage: Lexical Choice and Comprehensibility in the Septuagint”

3.20-4.00 James Aitken (Divinity, Cambridge), “New Discourse Markers in Greek”



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