Websites and other online resources

By Robert Kraft: hub for the pioneering project to publish the LXX and related materials electronically at the University of Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

A wonderful resource: this website offers the entire book as (non-printable) PDFs: Albert Pietersma & Benjamin G. Wright (eds), A New English Translation of the Septuagint: And the Other Greek Translations Traditionally Included under That Title. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007).

By Joel Kalvesmaki, Washington University: fine, well-organised page providing you with links to everything available on the Septuagint on-line, including a downloadable text (in Word 97 format) and bibliography. Also: discussion list on the Septuagint and other Greek versions of the Hebrew Scriptures.

Books, dissertations, articles and reviews

James Barr, “[Review of Jacobs and Silva, Invitation to the Septuagint]”. Review of Biblical Literature (2002).

F. C. Conybeare & St George William Joseph Stock, A Grammar of Septuagint Greek. (Boston: Ginn, 1980).

Robert Helbing, Grammatik Der Septuaginta: Laut- und Wortlehre. (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1907). [German]

Martin Johannessohn, Der Gebrauch der Kasus und der Präpositionen in der Septuaginta. Dr.phil. diss. Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Berlin, 1910. [German]

Richard Rusden Ottley, The Book of Isaiah according to the Septuagint (Codex Alexandrinus), translated and edited with a parallel version from the Hebrew. 2 vols. (Cambridge: C. J. Clay & Sons, 1904/1906).

Martin Rösel, “Die Septuaginta”. In: H. J. Wendel, W. Bernard & Y. Bizeul (eds). Brücke Zwischen Den Kulturen: ‘Übersetzung’ Als Mittel Und Ausdruck Kulturellen Austauschs. (Rostocker Studien Zur Kulturwissenschaft.). (Rostock: Universität Rostock, Philosophische Fakultät, 2002). pp 217-249.  [German] – A good introduction to the Septuagint.

Henry Barclay Swete, Richard Rusden Ottley & H. St J. Thackeray, An Introduction to the Old Testament in Greek: With an Appendix Containing the Letter of Aristeas. (2nd ed.) (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1914).

Henry St. John Thackeray, A Grammar of the Old Testament in Greek According to the Septuagint: Vol. 1: Introduction, Orthography and Accidence. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1909). – Also available at:

Theodorus Anthonie Willem Van der Louw, Transformations in the Septuagint: Towards an Interaction of Septuagint Studies and Translation Studies. PhD diss. Universiteit Leiden, 2006.