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Re: [ANE-2] Re: Achaemenid period creativity

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  • jgibson000@comcast.net
    ... *St *James version??? New one on me, and I thought I knew most of the English translations! Jeffrey -- Jeffrey B. Gibson, D.Phil. (Oxon) 1500 W. Pratt
    Message 1 of 16 , Jun 17, 2010
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      On 6/17/2010 2:46 PM, Don Mills wrote:
      > Brian Colless (whose postings I always enjoy, especially as a fellow Kiwi. Hey, we thrashed Slovakia, 1-all!) wrote:
      >
      > -----<snip>-----
      > Archaizing language can be used in sacred contexts, as happened in
      > ancient Egypt, for example (and in the Book of Mormon).
      > -----<snip to end>-----
      >
      > At risk of being off-topic: the language of the good ol' St James Version ( :-) ) of the Bible, published 1611, was also archaising.
      >
      *St *James version???

      New one on me, and I thought I knew most of the English translations!

      Jeffrey

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      Jeffrey B. Gibson, D.Phil. (Oxon)
      1500 W. Pratt Blvd.
      Chicago, Illinois
      e-mail jgibson000@...
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