Hear ye! Hear ye! This very morn hath broken the sixteenth occasion of that bléssed day, declared in the ancient times of 2006 by the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies (IOSCS). Rejoice! (more…)
Septuagint Scholar Interview: Raija Sollamo
It is a distinct pleasure for me to post another Septuagint scholar interview in my ongoing series of posts (see numerous others here). Today we have the privilege of hearing from a very well established scholar in the discipline, Dr. Raija Sollamo, who is professor emerita of Biblical Languages in the Faculty of Theology at the University of Helsinki.
Aside from her work in Septuagint scholarship, Dr. Sollamo also has the distinct privilege of having been the first female professor in the field of theology in Finland and was elected the 1994 Woman of the Year by the Finnish business and Professional Women Association. As you will see in her interview below, Dr. Sollamo has also played a significant role in carrying on and expanding study of the syntax of the Septuagint in Finland. (more…)
International LXX Day 2021: The Upcoming Grinfield Lectures
Update 2/10/21: The lectures will be recorded (not the Q&A) and posted on the Oxford Centre webpage.
The glorious day of worldwide celebration is once again upon us. Happy International Septuagint Day to one and all! On this very occasion we celebrate the fifteenth year of this great festival, which was proclaimed as an eternal edict in 2006 by the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies (IOSCS). (more…)