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  • A Brief History of the Septuagint

    of Aristeas, it had seventy-two translators. This letter tells how King Ptolemy II commissioned the royal librarian, Demetrius of Phaleron, to collect by purchase or by copying all the books in the world. He wrote a letter to Eleazar, the high priest at...
  • Setting the Record Straight on the Primeval Chronology of the Septuagint (Part 4)

    would have known to divide the numbers by a factor of ten. The evidence from this general period found in the writings of Demetrius (220 BC), Jubilees (160 BC), 97 Eupolemus (160 BC), LAB (1 st century AD), Josephus ( ca . AD 90), and the author of DSS...
  • Would the Apostle Paul Have Burned A Copy of the Koran?

    heard the word of the Lord Jesus, both Jews and Greeks' (Acts 19:10). The shop foreman of the silversmith trade union, Demetrius by name, organized a mob action in conjunction with other craft unions. They met in the large theater of the city, with...
  • From Adam to Abraham: An Update on the Genesis 5 and 11 Research Project: Dec 16, 2017

    have that corroborates the longer chronology found in the LXX are from four sources that pre-date the second century AD: Demetrius (Greek, third century BC), Eupolemus (Hebrew/Greek, second century BC), Liber Antiquitatum Biblicarum ( LAB ,...
  • Demas: Lover of This Present World

    of the politarchs of the city on them (the “rulers of the city” in Acts 17:6, 8). Two different inscriptions had the name Demetrius on them. W. F. Boyd tries to make an association with Demas and one of the two politarchs named Demetrius found on...
  • Apollos: Eloquent and Mighty In the Scriptures

    Flavius, the first century Jewish historian, said the library was established by Ptolemy II (Philadelphus). He made Demetrius of Phalerum the head librarian because he was “anxious to collect, if he could, all the books in the inhabited world, and, if...
  • Setting the Record Straight on the Primeval Chronology of the Septuagint (Part 3)

    textual witness to the begetting ages in the SP/LXX. When the SP/LXX begetting ages (confirmed by 3 additional witnesses: Demetrius, Eupolemus and Josephus) are added to the SP’s incorrect and deliberately deflated remaining years, we discover that the...
  • Setting the Record Straight on the Primeval Chronology of the Septuagint (Part 2)

    community at large necessarily included the longer primeval chronology, reflected in the works of the Jewish historians Demetrius (220 BC) 32 and Eupolemus (160 BC). 33 The LXX was also used in Israel, as evidenced by Eupolemus in Jerusalem and LXX...
  • Primeval Chronology Restored: Revisiting the Genealogies of Genesis 5 and 11

    had been interpreting the genealogies in Genesis as intact chronologies since before Christ (e.g., see the histories of Demetrius and Eupolemus). This ultra-majority understanding of these biblical texts held sway for millennia. In 1890, William Henry...
  • Who Was Born When Enosh Was 90?: A Semantic Reevaluation of William Henry Green's Chronological Gaps

    5 and 11. Biblical interpreters had been reading the genealogies as chronologies since before Christ. Jewish historians Demetrius (ca. 200 BC), Eupolemus (ca. 160 BC), and Josephus (ca. AD 93), as well as the authors of Jubilees (ca. 150 BC) and Seder...
  • Book Review: From Abraham to Paul: A Biblical Chronology: Part I

    one that dates events according to a long-term calendar. The earliest such attempt of which we have any knowledge was by Demetrius, a second-century B.C. Jewish scholar whose works are known from fragments preserved in later authors. The writings of...
  • The Battle of Philippi: The Battle that Changed the Course of Western Civilization

    and Caesar. Vol. 7. Trans. by B. Perrin. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University. Loeb Classical Library 99. 1996 Lives. Demetrius and Antony. Pyrrhus and GaiusMarius. Vol. 9. Trans. by B. Perrin. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University. Loeb Classical Library 101....

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