Philo's Alexandria

Philo's Alexandria

by Dorothy I. Sly


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415096799
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/28/1995
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.63(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Dorothy I.Sly is an associate professor of Religious Studies at the University,Ontario.She is the author of Philo's Perception of Women(1990).

Table of Contents

"Full Contents" Preface i Chapter One `A Man Emminent on All Accounts' 1 Chapter Two `Founded to Satisfy the Soaring Ambition of some King' 24 Chapter Three `Hope of Safety to the Voyager' 43 Chaper Four The `Magnanimity' of Ptolemy II Philadephus 63 Chapter Five `Amours and Adulteries and the Deceits of Women' 79 Chapter Six `In the Midst of the Marketplace' 100 Chapter Seven `Wholesale Deprivation of All that is Noble' 117 Chapter Eight `Schools of Prudence and Courage and Temperance and Justice' 142 Chapter Nine `An Art of Healing that Treats the Soul' 164 Chapter Ten `Superintendence in Sickness and Health' 178 Chapter Eleven `In a City Not Their Own' 199 Bibliography 217

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