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03674

Last Name
NIEHOFF
First Name
Maren R.
Title
Jewish Exegesis and Homeric Scholarship in Alexandria
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Year
2011
Group
GHT1
Comments
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Contents: Setting the stage -- pt. 1. Early Jewish responses to Homeric scholarship. A conservative reaction to critical scholarship in the Letter of Aristeas -- Questions and answers in Aristotelian style : Demetrius' anonymous colleagues -- Aristobulus' questions and answers as a tool for philosophical instruction -- pt. 2. Critical Homeric scholarship in the fragments of Philo's anonymous colleagues. Comparative mythology -- Historical perspectives on Scripture -- Traces of text criticism among Alexandrian Jews -- pt. 3. The inversion of Homeric scholarship by Philo. Literal methods of Homeric scholarship in Philo's Allegorical commentary -- Philo's Questions and answers as a manual of instruction -- Philo's Exposition of the law at a significant distance from Alexandrian scholarship.

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