Volume VI, On Abraham. On Joseph. On Moses. (Loeb Classical Library)

Volume VI, On Abraham. On Joseph. On Moses. (Loeb Classical Library)

by Philo
     
 

ISBN-10: 0674993195

ISBN-13: 9780674993198

Pub. Date: 01/28/1935

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:
9780674993198
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1935
Series:
Loeb Classical Library Series, #289
Edition description:
6th printing/1st pub.1935
Pages:
640
Sales rank:
782,775
Product dimensions:
4.58(w) x 6.68(h) x 1.17(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

General Introduction

List Of Philo's Works

On Abraham

Introduction

Text and Translation

On Joseph

Introduction

Text and Translation

Moses I and II

Introduction

Text and Translation

Appendices

To De Abrahamo

To De losepho

To De Vita Mosis

Supplement to Textual Footnotes

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