Study of the Greek Versions of Daniel

Designation: GREE 7743

In this course students will translate one of the Greek versions of the Book of Daniel (Old Greek or Theodotion), which date from the second century before to second century after the time of Christ and which were used by the Early Church. Students will use both Greek and Hebrew skills in the study of the booksÂ’ translation technique and will compare the Greek text to the Hebrew-Aramaic text. Consideration will also be given to the use of the texts in the New Testament. This course will develop Greek translation skills, and will provide students with the foundation for advanced study in the Septuagint and further research in the Septuagint.

Recommended Prior Study

  • GREE 6013 Intermediate Greek
  • HEBR 5013 Foundations of Biblical Hebrew 1
  • Completion of, or simultaneous enrolment in, HEBR 5023 Foundations of Biblical Hebrew 2

Instructor

Dr. Glenn Wooden
Payzant Associate Professor of Old Testament Studies: 1-902-585-2227: glenn.wooden@acadiau.ca