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Loeb Classical Library #379: Volume X. on the Embassy to Gaius. General Indexes

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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.

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The philosopher Philo, born about 20 BCE to a prominent Jewish family in Alexandria, 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.

Table of Contents

Introduction To The Embassy To Gaius

Introduction To The Indices

List Of Philo's Works

On The Embassy To Gaius (The First Part Of The Treatise On Virtues)

Indices To Volumes I–X

Product Details

ISBN:
9780674994171
Editor:
Earp, J. W.
Translator:
Colson, F. H.
Editor:
Earp, J. W.
Author:
Earp, J. W.
Author:
Philo
Author:
Philo, Charles Duke
Author:
Rev. J. W. Earp
Author:
Colson, F. H.
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
General
Subject:
Ancient - Rome
Subject:
Ancient & Classical
Subject:
World History-Ancient Near East
Subject:
RELIGION / Judaism/History
Subject:
RELIGION / Christianity/History
Subject:
HISTORY / Ancient/General
Copyright:
Series:
Loeb Classical Library
Series Volume:
10
Publication Date:
January 1962
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Indexes
Pages:
560
Dimensions:
6 x 4 in 12 oz

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