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Philo of Alexandria

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Works: 2,207 works in 6,041 publications in 9 languages and 84,962 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Commentaries 
Roles: Author, Facsimilist, Other, Dubious author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Arranger, Translator
Classifications: B689.A4, 181.3
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The contemplative life ; The giants ; and, Selections by Philo( Book )

8 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Philo : complete and unabridged by Philo( Book )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While it would not be correct to say that Philo's works have been "lost"--Scholars have always known and used Philo--they have essentially been "misplaced" as far as the average student of the Bible is concerned. Now the translation of the eminent classicist C.D. Yonge is available in an affordable, easy-to-read edition, with a new foreword and newly translated passages, and containing supposed fragments of Philo's writings from ancient authors such as John of Damascus. The title and arrangement of the writings have been standardized according to scholarly conventions. A contemporary of Paul and Jesus, Philo Judaeus, of Alexandria, Egypt, is unquestionably among the most important writers for historians and students of Hellenistic Judaism and early Christianity. Although Philo does not explicitly mention Jesus, or Paul, or any of the followers of Jesus, Philo lived in their world. It is from Philo, for example, that we learn about how, like the Gospel of John, Jews (and Greeks) in the Greco-Roman world spoke of the creative force of God as God's Logos. Philo, too, employs interpretive strategies that parallel those of the author of Hebrews. Most scholars would agree that Philo and the author of Hebrews are drawing from the same, or at least similar, traditions of Hellenistic Judaism. With these kind of connections to the world of Judaism and early Christianity, Philo cannot be ignored
Philo : in ten volumes (and two supplementary volumes) by Philo( Book )

219 editions published between 1929 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philo, with an English translation by Philo( Book )

14 editions published between 1930 and 1962 in 4 languages and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philo by Philo( Book )

180 editions published between 1929 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Philonis Alexandrini Legatio ad Gaium by Philo( Book )

44 editions published between 1961 and 1970 in 6 languages and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philo by Philo( Book )

97 editions published between 1836 and 1991 in 5 languages and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PHILO, the famous Jewish philosopher, (born C.20 B.C.) apparently lived all his life in Alexandria except when he occasionally left it as in A.D. 39-40 when he went to Rome with others to plead with the emperor Gaius not to claim divine honours from the Jews. He is the most important example of the Hellenised Jews outside Palestine, as much Greek as Jewish, especially in literary attitude and philosophy, though he believed wholly in the Mosaic scriptures and in one God whose chief mediator with the world is the Logos or Reason of God. Most of his many works are apparently parts large works of which we may distinguish three on the Pentateuch -- an exposition of Genesis and Exodus; a very long allegorical commentary on legislation including the creation, and lives of (biblical) sages as types of morality. There are also separate wirtings such as a life of Moses, two works on Gaius arrogance and Philos appeal to him; one providence (known in an Armenian translation only); and others. There are also some works perhaps wrongly ascribed to Philo
Three Jewish philosophers. Philo: Selections by Philo( Book )

33 editions published between 1960 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Philo Judaeus, the contemporary of Josephus by Philo( Book )

24 editions published between 1854 and 2013 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philo. Supplement I. Questions and answers on Genesis by Philo( Book )

23 editions published between 1929 and 2002 in English and Multiple languages and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La migration d'Abraham by Philo( Book )

26 editions published in 1957 in 3 languages and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philonis Alexandrini In Flaccum by Philo( Book )

22 editions published between 1939 and 1980 in 4 languages and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philo. Supplement II. Questions and answers on Exodus by Philo( Book )

16 editions published between 1953 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophical writings; selections by Philo( Book )

11 editions published between 1945 and 1946 in English and German and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the creation of the cosmos according to Moses by Philo( Book )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This study is the first volume in the new Philo of Alexandria Commentary Series. It contains a new English translation of Philo's famous treatise on the creation of the cosmos (the first for seventy years), and the first ever commentary in English." "In this work the Jewish exegete and philosopher gives a selective exegesis of the Mosaic creation account and the events in Paradise as recorded in Genesis 1-3. It is the first preserved example of Hexaemeral literature, and had a profound influence on early Christian thought." "The commentary aims to make Philo's thought accessible to readers such as graduate students who are just beginning to read him, but also contains much material that will be of interest to specialists in Hellenistic Judaism, ancient philosophy and patristic literature."--Jacket
Les antiquités bibliques by Philo( Book )

9 editions published in 1976 in 3 languages and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philonis Alexandrini De animalibus by Philo( Book )

8 editions published in 1981 in 3 languages and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On virtues by Philo( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philo of Alexandria, On cultivation by Philo( Book )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jewish exegete and philosopher Philo of Alexandria has long been famous for his allegorical treatises on the Greek Bible. The present volume contains the first translation and commentary in English on his treatise De agricultura (On cultivation), which gives an elaborate allegorical interpretation of Genesis 9:20. Noah{u2019}s role as a cultivator is analysed in terms of the ethical and spiritual quest of the soul making progress towards its goal. The translation renders Philo{u2019}s baroque Greek into readable modern English. The commentary pays particular attention to the treatise{u2019}s structure, its biblical basis and its exegetical and philosophical contents. The volume will be valuable for the insights it gives into an unusual but highly influential method of biblical interpretation."--Publisher's description
Philo of Alexandria's exposition of the Tenth Commandment by Philo( Book )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In his comprehensive exposition of the Tenth Commandment (Spec. 4.79{u2013}131), Philo considers the prohibition 'You shall not desire': what sort of desire it prohibits (and why) and how the Mosaic dietary laws collectively enforce that prohibition. This volume offers the first complete study of Philo{u2019}s exposition, beginning with an overview of its content, context, and place in previous research. In-depth studies of Philo{u2019}s concept of desire and his concept of self-control provide background and demonstrate Philo{u2019}s fundamental agreement with contemporary Middle-Platonic moral psychology, especially in his theory of emotion (pathos). A new translation of the exposition, with commentary, offers a definitive explanation of Philo{u2019}s view of the Tenth Commandment, including precisely the sort of excessive desire it targets and how the dietary laws work as practical exercises for training the soul in self-control."--Publisher's description
 
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The contemplative life ; The giants ; and, Selections
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The works of Philo : complete and unabridgedPhilo : in ten volumes (and two supplementary volumes)PhiloPhiloThe works of Philo Judaeus, the contemporary of JosephusPhilo. Supplement I. Questions and answers on GenesisPhilo. Supplement II. Questions and answers on ExodusOn the creation of the cosmos according to MosesOn virtues