ISBN-10:
0674992873
ISBN-13:
9780674992870
Pub. Date:
01/01/1932
Publisher:
Harvard
On the Confusion of Tongues. On the Migration of Abraham. Who Is the Heir of Divine Things? On Mating with the Preliminary Studies

On the Confusion of Tongues. On the Migration of Abraham. Who Is the Heir of Divine Things? On Mating with the Preliminary Studies

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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: 9780674992870
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 01/01/1932
Series: Loeb Classical Library , #261
Edition description: 7th printing/1st pub.1932
Pages: 592
Product dimensions: 4.25(w) x 6.38(h) x 1.24(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

Preface

On The Confusion Of Tongues

Introduction

Text and Translation

On The Migration Of Abraham

Introduction

Text and Translation

Who Is The Heir Of Divine Things

Introduction

Text and Translation

On Mating With The Preliminary Studies

Introduction

Text and Translation

Appendices

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