Search this journal:     Advanced search
Original Research

Bpotos A favourite word of Homer in the Septuagint version of Job

Evangelia G Dafni

Verbum et Ecclesia; Vol 28, No 1 (2007), 35-65. doi: 10.4102/ve.v28i1.96

Submitted: 17 September 2007
Published:  17 November 2007

Abstract

Bpotos, a favourite word used by Homer , appears exclusively in the Septuagint version of Job to express the beauty of the whole man, as an excellent creature of God, who is transient but strives to achieve eternity. He is vulnerable but wants to reach perfection, is mortal and longs for immortality.  This equivalent enables us to decode translation processes in the LXX-Job and to uncover hermeneutical principles and characteristics of its theological and anthropological language and thought.

Full Text:  |  PDF (225KB)

Author affiliations

Evangelia G Dafni, University of Essen

Metrics

Total abstract views: 1090
Total article views: 2201

Cited-By

No related citations found

Comments on this article

Before posting your comment, please read our policy.
Post a Comment (Login required)


ISSN: 1609-9982 (print) | ISSN: 2074-7705 (online)

Connect on: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn and YouTube

Subscribe to our newsletter

All articles published in this journal are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license, unless otherwise stated.

Website design & content: ©2016 AOSIS (Pty) Ltd. All rights reserved. No unauthorised duplication allowed.

AOSIS Publishing | Empowering Africa through access to knowledge
Postnet Suite #110, Private Bag X19, Durbanville, South Africa, 7551
Tel: 086 1000 381 
Tel: +27 21 975 2602 
Fax: 086 5004 974

publishing(AT)aosis.co.za replace (AT) with @

Please read the privacy statement.