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On Flight and Finding. On the Change of Names. On Dreams : Volume 5 - Philo

On Flight and Finding. On the Change of Names. On Dreams

Volume 5

By: Philo, F. H. Colson (Editor, Transcribed by), G.H. Whitaker (Transcribed by)

Hardcover Published: 1st July 1989
ISBN: 9780674993037
Number Of Pages: 640

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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.

Preface
List Of Philo's Works On Flight And Finding (De Fuga Et Inventione)
Introduction Text and Translation On The Change Of Names (De Mutatione Nominum)
Introduction Text and Translation On Dreams, That They Are God-Sent (Quod A Deo Mittantur Somnia Or De Somniis)
Introduction Text and Translation
Introduction Text and Translation
Appendices
To De Fuga et Inventione
To De Mutatione Nominum
To De Somnus, i
To De Somniis, ii Supplement To Textual Footnotes In Vols. I
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ISBN: 9780674993037
ISBN-10: 0674993039
Series: Lcl, 275 Mes, on Dreams : Book 5
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 640
Published: 1st July 1989
Publisher: HARVARD UNIV PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.15 x 12.07  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.38

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