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Bibil Identifier bibil:202146
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) The Cambridge Companion to Philo
Title (English, Abbreviation) Philo
Editor Kamesar, Adam
Series Cambridge Companions to Philosophy
Year (Publication) 2009
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2009
Year (Copyright) 2009
Year (Reference) 2009
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature UPA 52481
Place 229PHI8
Publishing house Cambridge University Press
Place Cambridge et al.
ISBN 978-0-521-86090-1
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages xv Pages
301 Pages
height in cm 24
Genre Original
Abstract The works of Philo of Alexandria, a slightly older contemporary of Jesus and Paul, constitute an essential source for the study of Judaism and the rise of Christianity. They are also of extreme importance for understanding the Greek philosophy of the time and help to explain the onset of new forms of spirituality that would dominate the following centuries. This handbook presents an account of Philo's achievements. It contains a profile of his life and times, a systematic overview of his many writings, and survey chapters of the key features of his thought, as seen from the perspectives of Judaism and Greek philosophy. The volume concludes with a section devoted to Philo's influence and significance. Composed by an international team of experts, The Cambridge Companion to Philo gives readers a sense of the current state of scholarship and provides depth of vision in key areas of Philonic studies.
DOI 10.1017/CCOL9780521860901
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Ancient Judaism : Religious Parties and Movements : Hellenistic Judaism : Philo of Alexandria
Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Alexandria
Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Ancient Judaism
Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Ancient Judaism : Themes : Creation
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Ethics
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Ancient Christian Literature
Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Ancient Judaism : Important Persons and Movements : Talmudic Period : Rabbinism
Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the New Testament
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