ἀποστροφή in Oedipus at Colonus (1473), LXX Genesis (3:16) — BLT


Our co-blogger Victoria Gaile Laidler this week considers Genesis 3:16 in Jerome’s Latin here. And some of us some years ago considered Genesis 3:16 in the LXX translators’ Hebraic Hellene here. And that made me wish to compare ἀποστροφή in Oedipus at Colonus (1473) with LXX Genesis (3:16) in my own poetic formatting and in translation here: apostrophe-by-sophocles-lxxtranslators-rendered-by-j-k-gayle. There’s lots […]

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2 thoughts on “ἀποστροφή in Oedipus at Colonus (1473), LXX Genesis (3:16) — BLT

  1. Thank you so much for the repost. (Had to replace the pdf with the translations to include, finally, the English rendering of the Greek of Genesis 3:20 there. When I first linked to that pdf it was a copy that had lopped of these stanzas – “And this ‘Adam’ named his birthing spouse Life / Because she came as Mother of all that Life.”)

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