Season’s Greetings! The New Testament by Richmond Lattimore

A modern English translation of the New Testament (used for Columbia’s Literature Humanities course).

The New Testament by Richmond Lattimore

Richard Lattimore, among the most distinguished translators of the Greek classics, concluded late in his life one of his most ambitious projects – a complete translation of the New Testament. This New Testament is itself a classic of another kind – the words of the gospel and the apostles presented for the modern reader in fresh English by a writer without pretensions as a biblical scholar, who was an authority on the Greek language in which these texts have come down to us.

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