Volume IX, Every Good Man is Free. On the Contemplative Life. On the Eternity of the World. Against Flaccus. Apology for the Jews. On Providence. (Loeb Classical Library)

Volume IX, Every Good Man is Free. On the Contemplative Life. On the Eternity of the World. Against Flaccus. Apology for the Jews. On Providence. (Loeb Classical Library)

by Philo
     
 

ISBN-10: 0674994000

ISBN-13: 9780674994003

Pub. Date: 01/28/1941

Publisher: Harvard University Press

The philosopher Philo was born about 20 BCE to a prominent Jewish family in Alexandria, the chief home of the Jewish Diaspora as well as the chief center of Hellenistic culture; he was trained in Greek as well as Jewish learning. In attempting to reconcile biblical teachings with Greek philosophy he developed ideas that had wide influence on Christian and Jewish

Overview

The philosopher Philo was born about 20 BCE to a prominent Jewish family in Alexandria, the chief home of the Jewish Diaspora as well as the chief center of Hellenistic culture; he was trained in Greek as well as Jewish learning. In attempting to reconcile biblical teachings with Greek philosophy he developed ideas that had wide influence on Christian and Jewish religious thought.

The Loeb Classical Library edition of the works of Philo is in ten volumes and two supplements, distributed as follows. Volume I: Creation; Interpretation of Genesis II and III. II: On the Cherubim; The Sacrifices of Abel and Cain; The Worse Attacks the Better; The Posterity and Exile of Cain; On the Giants. III: The Unchangeableness of God; On Husbandry; Noah's Work as a Planter; On Drunkenness; On Sobriety. IV: The Confusion of Tongues; The Migration of Abraham; The Heir of Divine Things; On the Preliminary Studies. V: On Flight and Finding; Change of Names; On Dreams. VI: Abraham; Joseph; Moses. VII: The Decalogue; On Special Laws Books I—III. VIII: On Special Laws Book IV; On the Virtues; Rewards and Punishments. IX: Every Good Man Is Free; The Contemplative Life; The Eternity of the World; Against Flaccus; Apology for the Jews; On Providence. X: On the Embassy to Gaius; indexes. Supplement I: Questions on Genesis. II: Questions on Exodus; index to supplements.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674994003
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1941
Series:
Loeb Classical Library Series, #363
Edition description:
6th printing/1st pub.1941
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
4.45(w) x 6.67(h) x 0.93(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

List Of Philo's Works

Every Good Man Is Free

Introduction

Text and Translation

On The Contemplative Life Or Suppliants

Introduction

Text and Translation

On The Eternity Of The World

Introduction

Text and Translation

Flaccus

Introduction

Text and Translation

Hypothetica

Introduction

Text and Translation

On Providence

Introduction

Text and Translation

Fragment I

Fragment II

Appendices

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