Re: [ANE-2] Re: Achaemenid period creativity
- 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:*St *James version???
> 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.
New one on me, and I thought I knew most of the English translations!
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