Berossus and Genesis, Manetho and Exodus: Hellenistic Histories and the Date of the Pentateuch. By Russell E. Gmirkin. Berossus and. Download Citation on ResearchGate | On Feb 6, , John Van Seters and others published Berossus and Genesis, Manetho and Exodus: Hellenistic. Colofón Texto a dos col. Port. con esc. xil. del arzobispo Juan Martínez Siliceo Marca tip. al fin Enc. Perg. Sign.: *7, [infinito]8,.·.8, ¶6, A-Z8, a-o8, p Read more.

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See all 6 reviews. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Write a customer review. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Hellenistic Histories and the Date of the Pentateuch. He falls back on his title that gives him and only others like him the legitimacy to speak authoritatively about the Bible. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. The primary literary evidence for this late dating comes from two Hellenistic historians, Berossus and Manetho, whom Gmirkin identifies as major figures of influence in the production of the Pentateuch.

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I don’t see Wesselius in Gmirkin’s bibliography and that is a bit surprising because it seems to me that their ideas dovetail nicely except that Wesselius proposes an earlier date for the composition.

The late date of the Pentateuch, as beroesus by literary dependence on Berossus and Manetho, has two important consequences: For this reason most references are deleted from modern translations of his text Burstein, The Babyloniaca of Berossus exdous,p. By R ussell E. Old Testament, is probably the most successful literary creation of all time; and yet, we do not know its author.


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Parallels with the Garden story are acknowledged p.

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The Odyssey also offers intriguing parallels to the Book of Jonah, and Odysseus’ treatment by the suitors offers close parallels to the Gospels’ depiction of Christ in Jerusalem. Sign In or Create an Account.

Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. That the Pentateuch, drawing on literary sources found at the Great Library of Alexandria, was composed at almost the same date as the Septuagint translation, provides compelling evidence for some level of communication and collaboration between the authors of the Pentateuch and the Septuagint scholars at Alexandria’s Museum.

My own thoughts about this startling and exovus argument are that much of the OT was composed in Greek and only later translated into Hebrew and the Hebrew texts were corrected and fiddled with a bit which is why they no longer exactly match up with the LXX, NOT the other way around. Both Hyksos and Israelites were foreigners in Egypt, described as shepherds, expelled by the Egyptians and settled in Jerusalem pp.

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MacDonald, but that’s off-topic here. If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. This book has a bold thesis and detailed argumentation: His claim for the late dating of the Pentateuch is based on a small amount of text. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it mxnetho, give it a second life.


Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? The book mostly addresses Greek writers, or rather the fragmentary remains of such.

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In both cases, the conquest ends badly, with a horrific siege, geneais in the case of Xerxes, it was within his lifetime, and in the case of the Israelites, it was when the Babylonians came much, much later.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. English Choose a language for shopping. Rather, they thoroughly consider the text through critical analysis. Berossus was largely ignored in his day; that’s one reason his works survive only in fragments; few bothered to berosus him.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. The Art of Place. He points out the striking parallels between the key figure of Joseph – who is the one who got berossuss Israelites into Egypt in the first place – and King Cyrus, the founder of the Persian Empire.

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