I forgot who it was, but someone asked me about when the Bible was first translated into Greek. I think i mentioned two translations. One was by Akilus, but that happened a few hundred years after the Septuagint. The Septuagint was translated by 72 rabbis, ordered to do so by Ptolemy II Philadelphus. However, his predecessor, Ptolemy I Soter also had the Bible translated into Greek by five rabbis. As such, the Septuagint cannot be accurately called the "original Greek translation".