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Attitudes to kings, law and election in the Old Norse translation of 1 Maccabees.

Ashurst, David. (2009) 'Attitudes to kings, law and election in the Old Norse translation of 1 Maccabees.', in Between Paganism and Christianity in the north. Rzeszow: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Rzeszowskiego, pp. 150-157.


Analyzes the Old Norse Saga of the Jews, and shows that the details of sacred history as represented in the Vulgate text of 1 Maccabees have been altered in ways that exhibit consistent attitudes towards political questions that were important to Icelanders and Norwegians in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries.

Item Type:Book chapter
Keywords:Norse, Bible, Translation, Jews.
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Record Created:30 Oct 2009 12:35
Last Modified:07 Jan 2010 13:15

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