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An inquiry drawing on the presence of Hellenistic philosophy in Philo provides a better knowledge of the diffusion of Hellenistic philosophy since the late Republican age, as well as the relationship between Philo’s reception and other doxohraphical tradition.
The topic tackled in this book is Philo’s account of the complex, double-sided nature of God’s acting – the two-sided coin of God as transcendent yet immanent, unknowable yet revealed, immobile yet creating – and also the two sides of acting in humans – who, in an attempt to imitate God, both ...
Edward M. Anson
This work is both a biography of Eumenes of Cardia, a royal secretary turned successful general in the years following the death of Alexander the Great, and a study of ethnicity in an ancient Greek context.
John W. Martens
The influence of Greco-Roman philosophy on Philo of Alexandria's view of the Mosaic law is clear. This book explains how Philo integrated Greco-Roman conceptions of law, such as Unwritten Law, the Law of Nature, and the "Living Law," into his understanding of the divine origin of the Mosaic law ...
Pieter W. van der Horst
This book presents a new English translation of and philological-historical commentary on Philo’s In Flaccum, the only document extant that deals with the anti-Jewish pogrom in Alexandria in 38 CE.
Edited by Francesca Calabi
The essays collected in Italian Studies on Philo of Alexandria give an overview of current Italian research on Philo of Alexandria. The articles approach the subject from various perspectives: historical, linguistic, philological, and philosophical.
David T. Runia
This study is the first volume in the new Philo of Alexandria Commentary Series. It contains a new English translation of the Jewish philosopher’s famous treatise On the creation of the cosmos (the first for seventy years), and the first ever commentary in English.
Abraham P. Bos and Rein Ferwerda
The work De spiritu is an important but neglected work by Aristotle. It clearly shows for the first time that Aristotle assumed a special body (pneuma) as the ‘instrument’ of the soul. By means of this soul/body the soul forms the visible body of plants, animals and human beings.
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