The Works of Philo: Complete and Unabridged, New Updated Edition
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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,...more
Hardcover, 863 pages
Published August 1st 1993 by Hendrickson Publishers (first published October 1st 1991)
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Excellent insight, extremely interesting. Must read for all Bible students, scholars, teachers, and those interested in history. It is often difficult to read long passages in Philo but well worth the effort.
Seth
Translation is not so great, however the mind of Philo of Alexandria of use Greek ideas of allegory on interpreting the books of Moses is incredible and changed the world of exegesis
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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...more
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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 Philo

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