Questions on Exodus

Questions on Exodus

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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: 9780674994423
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 01/01/1953
Series: Loeb Classical Library , #401
Edition description: 3rd printing/1st pub.193
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 4.25(w) x 6.38(h) x (d)

About the Author

Ralph Marcus (1900–1956) taught at the Jewish Institute of Religion at Columbia and at the University of Chicago.

Table of Contents

List Of Philo's Works

Questions And Answers On Exodus

Book I

Book II

Appendix A. Greek Fragments Of The Qvaestiones

Appendix B. Additions In The Old Latin Version

Index

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