IOSCS Congresses

2023 IOSCS Sessions at the SBL in San Antonio (Nov 18–21, 2023)


11/18/2023 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Room: Bonham B (3rd Floor) - Grand Hyatt

Theme: Text, Transmission, and Reception

Robert Hiebert, Trinity Western University, Presiding

Felix Albrecht, Niedersächsische Akademie der Wissenschaften
The Greek Psalter as an Appendix in New Testament Manuscripts (30 min)

Natia Mirotadze, Universität Salzburg
The Old Georgian Bible as a Witness of Alternative Greek Versions (with Examples from I Samuel and Esther) (30 min)

Frank Shaw, Cincinnati, Ohio
Pagan Greek Word Lists: A Historical Source for the Biblical Onomastica (30 min)

Andrew Daniel, African Christian University
1 Esdras: Ptolemaic Letter Writer (30 min)

Douglas C. Mohrmann, General Theological Seminary
LXX Deuteronomy and Military Doctrines in 1–2 Maccabees (30 min)

11/19/2023 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Room: Salon F - Marriott Riverwalk

Theme: Translation and Variation

Sarah Yardney, University of Chicago, Presiding

Joseph Justiss, Oxford University
G Proverbs 24:22[a-e] as an Instance of Textual Divination in Hebrew (30 min)

Ryan Francis, Catholic University of America
The Old Greek of Daniel 8 as a Variant Literary Edition (30 min)

Matthew Albanese, Union University
Covenant Curse Words and Septuagint Intertextuality (30 min)

11/20/2023 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Room: 225B (Meeting Room Level) - San Antonio Convention Center

Theme: Translation and Theology

Natia Mirotadze, Universität Salzburg, Presiding

Robert S. Walker, University of Cambridge
Conceptualizing “Translation Technique” in the Greek Pentateuch (30 min)

Martijn Jaspers, University of Leuven
Jerome's Translation of Hebrew Idiom in the Psalms (30 min)

Martin Rösel, Universität Rostock
Theology of the Septuagint: On the State of the Discussion (30 min)

Business Meeting (60 min)

11/21/2023 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Room: Salon F - Marriott Riverwalk

Theme: Context and Versions

Felix Albrecht, Presiding

Solvår Ask Isene, MF Norwegian School of Theology
Cyrus, the Lord, and the Royal Ptolemaic Context of Old Greek Isaiah (30 min)

Gideon R. Kotzé, North-West University (South Africa)
Wise and All-Surpassing Kings: Two Shared Themes in LXX Ecclesiastes 1:16 and the Standard Babylonian Version of the Gilgamesh Epic (30 min)

Bradley J. Marsh, Jr., University of Helsinki
The Divine ΠΙΠΙ: A Brief Greek and Syriac History (30 min)

Garrett M Haddock, University of Notre Dame
The Barberini Translation of Habakkuk 3: A Material Philological Approach (30 min)