On Flight and Finding. On the Change of Names. On Dreams

On Flight and Finding. On the Change of Names. On Dreams

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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: 9780674993037
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 01/01/1934
Series: Loeb Classical Library , #275
Edition description: 5th printing/1st pub.1934
Pages: 640
Product dimensions: 4.25(w) x 6.38(h) x (d)

About the Author

Francis Henry Colson (1857–1943) was Headmaster of Plymouth College.

George Herbert Whitaker (1847–1930) was Canon of Truro and Hereford and Rector of St Mary's, Woughton on the Green.

Table of Contents


List Of Philo's Works

On Flight And Finding (De Fuga Et Inventione)—


Text and Translation

On The Change Of Names (De Mutatione Nominum)—


Text and Translation

On Dreams, That They Are God-Sent (Quod A Deo Mittantur Somnia Or De Somniis)——

Book I. Introduction

Text and Translation

Book II. Introduction

Text and Translation


I. To De Fuga et Inventione

II. To De Mutatione Nominum

III. To De Somnüs, i

IV. To De Somniis, ii

Supplement To Textual Footnotes In Vols. I.-V

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