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A Lexicon to the Latin Text of the Theological Writings of Emanuel Swedenborg

1688-1772

By John Chadwick (Edited by), Jonathan S. Rose (Edited by)

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Format: Hardback, 632 pages, 2nd ed. Edition
Published In: United Kingdom, 01 January 2010
First edition was issued in loose-leaf format in 1975-1990.

About the Author

Dr. John Chadwick was a classical scholar who served as an editor on the "Oxford Latin Dictionary" and who is internationally renowned for his contribution to the decipherment of the ancient Minoan script, Linear B. He was also a fellow of the British Academy and of Downing College, Cambridge. By the time of his retirement in 1984, he had become the fourth (and last) Perceval Maitland Laurence Reader in Classics at Cambridge. With Michael Ventris he published "Documents in Mycenaean Greek" (1956) and "Evidence for Greek Dialect in the Mycenaean Archives" in "The Journal of Hellenic Studies "(1956). He also wrote "The Decipherment of Linear B" (1958) and "The Mycenaean World "(1976). For the Swedenborg Society he translated six of Swedenborg s works, including "The True Christian Religion" and "The Last Judgment." Dr. Jonathan S. Rose is a prodigious translator of Swedenborg and the series editor of the New Century edition of Swedenborg s works. Holder of a BA and a MDiv in religion and a MA and a PhD in Latin, he has worked for years in the study of Neo-Latin and in Swedenborgian research. For the Swedenborg Foundation he has translated "True Christianity" and has published numerous books and articles, including "Swedenborg s Garden of Theology" (2010). He was editor of and a contributor to "Emanuel Swedenborg: Essays for the New Century Edition on His Life, Work, and Impact" (2004)."

EAN: 9780854481538
ISBN: 0854481532
Publisher: The Swedenborg Society
Dimensions: 24 x 17.5 centimeters (1.19 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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