Delphi Complete Works of Philo of Alexandria (Illustrated) (Delphi Ancient Classics)

October 31, 2020
Delphi Complete Works of Philo of Alexandria (Illustrated) (Delphi Ancient Classics)

Philo of Alexandria was a Greek-speaking Jewishphilosopher, who is now recognised as the most importantrepresentative of Hellenistic Judaism. His writings provide aconcise view of the development of Judaism in the Diaspora. Hisessays seek to synthesise revealed faith and philosophic reason,and Philo is also regarded by Christians as a forerunner ofChristian theology. Delphi's Ancient Classics series provideseReaders with the wisdom of the Classical world, with both Englishtranslations and the original Greek texts. This comprehensive eBookpresents Philo's complete extant works, with relevantillustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonusmaterial. (Version 1)Illustrated with images relating to Philo's life and worksFeatures the complete extant works of Philo, in both Englishtranslation and the original GreekIncludes Charles Duke Yonge's translations of Philo's worksExcellent formatting of the textsEasily locate the texts you want to read with individualcontents tablesIncludes Philo's rare fragmentsFeatures two bonus biographies, including Bentwich's seminalstudy on Philo – discover the author's ancient worldScholarly ordering of texts into chronological order andliterary genresCONTENTS:The TranslationsPREFACE TO THE ORIGINAL EDITION OF YONGE'S TRANSLATIONON THE CREATIONALLEGORICAL INTERPRETATION, IALLEGORICAL INTERPRETATION, IIALLEGORICAL INTERPRETATION, IIION THE CHERUBIMON THE BIRTH OF ABELWORSE IS WONT TO ATTACK BETTERON THE POSTERITY OF CAIN AND HIS EXILEON THE GIANTSON THE UNCHANGABLENESS OF GODON HUSBANDRYCONCERNING NOAH'S WORK AS A PLANTERON DRUNKENNESSON SOBRIETYON THE CONFUSION OF TONGUESON THE MIGRATION OF ABRAHAMWHO IS THE HEIR OF DIVINE THINGS?ON MATINGON FLIGHT AND FINDINGON THE CHANGE OF NAMESON DREAMSON ABRAHAMON JOSEPHON THE LIFE OF MOSES, ION THE LIFE OF MOSES, IITHE DECALOGUETHE SPECIAL LAWS, ITHE SPECIAL LAWS, IITHE SPECIAL LAWS, IIITHE SPECIAL LAWS, IVON THE VIRTUESON REWARDS AND PUNISHMENTSEVERY GOOD MAN IS FREEON THE CONTEMPLATIVE LIFEON THE ETERNITY OF THE WORLDFLACCUSHYPOTHETICA: APOLOGY FOR THE JEWSON PROVIDENCE: FRAGMENT ION PROVIDENCE: FRAGMENT IION THE EMBASSY TO GAIUSQUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON GENESIS, IQUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON GENESIS, IIQUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON GENESIS, IIIAPPENDIX 1: CONCERNING THE WORLDAPPENDIX 2: FRAGMENTSThe Greek TextsLIST OF GREEK TEXTSThe BiographiesPHILO-JUDÆUS OF ALEXANDRIA by Norman BentwichPHILO JUDÆUS by Emile Bréhier