By Francesca Calabi
The essays accrued in Italian reports on Philo of Alexandria provide an summary of the most traits of present Italian learn on Philo of Alexandria, making a lot of this examine available for the 1st time within the English language. over the last few years, there was renewed curiosity in Italy in study on Philo. Philo’s inspiration can top be addressed in a multidisciplinary learn to envision its complexity and its implications. The essays within the quantity are for that reason approached from a variety of views: ancient, linguistic, philological, and philosophical.
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The former sees it as a dependence on the Alexandrian exegetic tradition, which was established when the Pentateuch was the only section of the Bible that had been translated. He thinks the high concentration of quotations from the other books of the Scriptures are connected with the theme of God’s Wisdom (Quod Deus sit immutabilis 5: toÊtou g¤netai mayhtr‹w ka‹ diãdoxow ÖAnna, t∞w toË yeoË d≈rhma sof¤aw since the name means ‘grace’ (•rmeneÊtai går xãriw aÈt∞w)68 or that they may be the result of later interpolations brought by the influence of Jewish exegesis, of either the homeland or the Diaspora, which developed throughout the whole biblical text available in Greek.
S. Jellicoe, Aristeas, Philo, and the Septuagint Vorlage, “Journal of Theological Studies” 12 (1961) pp. 261–271, p. 264; Daniélou, Philon . , p. 96, which refers to the manuscript of the twelve Prophets from the Judaean Desert (8 Hev. ) the text of which follows Justin’s quotations: D. Barthélemy, Redécouverte d’un chaînon manquant de l’histoire de la LXX, “Revue Biblique” 40 (1953), pp. 18–29 reprinted in D. Barthélemy, Études d’histoire du texte de l’Ancien Testament, Éditions Universitaires Fribourg SuisseVandenhoeck & Ruprecht, Göttingen, (Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis, 21) 1978, pp.
Quast), Deuteronomium (1977, J. W. Wevers adiuv. U. Quast). 21 S. Sandmel, Philo Judaeus: An Introduction to the Man, His Writing, His Significance, in W. Haase – H. Temporini, Principat, ANRW, Berlin-New York, 1984, II 21/1, pp. 3–46, p. 15. 22 P. Borgen, Philo of Alexandria, in D. N. ), The Anchor Bible Dictionary 5, New York, 1992, pp. 333–342, 334–335; Amir, Philo and the Bible. 23 P. ), Jewish Writings, p. 234 and Philo of Alexandria. , II 21/1, pp. 98–154 which also refers to J. Daniélou, Philon d’Alexandrie, Paris, 1958, pp.
Italian Studies on Philo of Alexandria (Ancient Mediterranean and Medieval Texts and Contexts) by Francesca Calabi