Designed for students who have an interest in Biblical Studies and who have a good knowledge of classical Latin and Koiné Greek, the subject focuses on the comparative study of the Greek and Latin versions of the Scriptures the (Septuaginta; Novum Testamentum Graece; Vulgata) and their underlying culture. Through the examination of passages from the Greek and Latin Scriptures students are able to develop an appreciation of how the translation from Greek into Latin of the Old and New Testaments affected meaning and how the translators were simultaneously engaging in the interpretation of those texts.