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Philo of Alexandria: On the Creation of the Cosmos According to Moses (Philo of Alexandria Commentary Series #1)

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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 ...more
Hardcover, 1st edition, 444 pages
Published 2001 by Brill Academic Publishers
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Philo (20 B.C.–50 A.D.), known also as Philo of Alexandria (Greek: Φίλων ὁ Ἀλεξανδρεύς, Hebrew: ידידיה הכהן Yedidia Hacohen), Philo Judaeus, Philo Judaeus of Alexandria, Yedidia, "Philon", and Philo the Jew, was a Hellenistic Jewish Biblical philosopher born in Alexandria.

Philo used philosophical allegory to attempt to fuse and harmonize Greek philosophy with Jewish philosophy. His method followed
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The Works of Philo: Complete and Unabridged, New Updated Edition Philo Philo:  On the Confusion of Tongues. On the Migration of Abraham. Who Is the Heir of Divine Things? On Mating with the Preliminary Studies. (Loeb Classic Library No. 261) Works: v. 1 (Loeb Classical Library) Philo, Volume 5: On Flight and Finding-On the Change of Names-On Dreams

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