Philo Judæus

Philo Judæus
Article on his life, writings and doctrine, by Emile Brehier

Catholic Encyclopedia. . 2006.


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  • PHILO JUDÆUS —    (i. e. Philo the Jew), philosopher of the 1st century, born in Alexandria; studied the Greek philosophy, and found in it, particularly the teaching of Plato, the rationalist explanation of the religion of Moses, which he regarded as the… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Philo of Alexandria —     Philo Judæus     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Philo Judæus     Born about 25 B.C.. His family, of a sacerdotal line, was one of the most powerful of the populous Jewish colony of Alexandria. His brother Alexander Lysimachus was steward to… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Philo's Works — A significant fraction of this article was derived from the Philo article in the Jewish Encyclopedia,[1] a public domain source since it was published in 1906.[2] The Church Fathers have preserved most of Philo s works that are now extant. Many… …   Wikipedia

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