Philo of Alexandria Commentary Series

General Editor: Gregory E. Sterling, Yale University
Associate Editor: David T. Runia
Editorial Board: Harold W. Attridge, Ellen Birnbaum, John Dillon, Annewies van den Hoek, Alan Mendelson, Thomas Tobin, S.J., David Winston

Series Type: 
Series
ISSN: 
1570-095X
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By Albert C. Geljon and David T. Runia

From antiquity to the present day Philo of Alexandria has been famous for his allegorical treatises on Genesis. This is the first translation and commentary on an allegorical work in the Philo of Alexandria Commentary Series.
Series: 
Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004243033
Publication date: 
November 2012

By Walter T. Wilson

In the treatise On Virtues, Philo of Alexandria demonstrates how Moses, the constitution he established, and the community that follows its laws embody certain moral ideals (courage, humanity, repentance, and nobility) that were widely admired in the Greco-Roman world.
Series: 
Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004189072
Publication date: 
November 2010

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004131187
Publication date: 
September 2003

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004121690
Publication date: 
November 2001