Hellenistic Judaism
Hellenistic Judaism was a form of Judaism in the ancient world that combined Jewish religious tradition with elements of Greek culture. Until the fall of the Roman Empire and the Muslim conquests of t...
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Philo
Philo of Alexandria (/ˈfaɪloʊ/; Greek: Φίλων, Philōn; c. 25 BCE – c. 50 CE), also called Philo Judaeus, was a Hellenistic Jewish philosopher who lived in Alexandria, in the Roman province of Egypt.Phi...
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Septuagint manuscripts
The Septuagint, the ancient (first centuries BC) Alexandrian translation of Jewish scriptures into Koine Greek exists in various manuscript versions.
The four Great uncial codices are the most com...
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Ezekiel the Tragedian
Ezekiel the Tragedian, also known as Ezekiel the Dramatist and Ezekiel the Poet, was a Jewish dramatist who wrote in Alexandria. Some scholars have placed his work in the 2nd century BCE, though the ...
Alexander the Alabarch
Alexander the Alabarch (c. 10 BC – unknown AD) was an Alexandrian Jewish aristocrat. His brother was the exegete and philosopher Philo of Alexandria.
Alexander's family lived in Alexandria, Egypt....
Book of Wisdom
The Book of Wisdom or Wisdom of Solomon, sometimes referred to simply as Wisdom or the Book of the Wisdom of Solomon, is one of the books of the Bible. It is considered scripture, classified as deuter...
Demetrius I Soter
Demetrius I (Greek: Δημήτριος Α`, born 185 BC, reigned 161–150 BC), surnamed Soter (Greek: Σωτήρ - "Savior"), was a ruler of the Hellenistic Seleucid Empire.Demetrius was sent to Rome as a hostage dur...
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Greek culture
The culture of Greece has evolved over thousands of years, beginning in Mycenaean Greece, continuing most notably into Classical Greece, through the influence of the Roman Empire and its successor the...
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Marcus Julius Alexander
Marcus Julius Alexander (flourished 1st century, died before August 44) was a distinguished and wealthy Alexandrian Jewish Merchant.
Marcus was born and raised in Alexandria, Egypt. He was either ...
Menelaus (High Priest)
Menelaus was High Priest in Jerusalem from 171 BC to about 161 BC. He was the successor of Jason, the brother of Onias III. The sources are divided as to his origin. According to II Maccabees, he belo...
Philo's Works
Most of what we know of Philo today comes from Eusebius, Hist. Eccles. 2: 2-31, who wrote: "Philo became known as a remarkable man to many, not only among us, but also among those who had sprung from ...
Marinus of Neapolis
Marinus (Ancient Greek: Μαρίνος ὁ Νεαπολίτης; born c. 440 AD) was a Neoplatonist philosopher born in Flavia Neapolis (modern Nablus), Palestine. He was a student of Proclus in Athens. His survivi...
Andronicus ben Meshullam
Andronicus ben Meshullam, a Jewish scholar of the 2nd century BCE. According to Josephus (Ant. xiii. 3, § 4), he was the representative of the Jews in their religious dispute with the Samaritans, whic...
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Onias III
Onias III (Hebrew: חוֹנִיּוֹ‎ Ḥōniyyō), son of Simon II, was High Priest during the Second Temple period of Judaism. He is described in scriptures as a pious man who opposed the Hellenization of...
Domninus of Larissa
Domninus of Larissa (Greek: Δομνῖνος; c. 420 – c. 480 AD) was an ancient Hellenistico-Syrian mathematician.
Domninus of Larissa, Syria was, simultaneously with Proclus, a pupil of Syrianus. Do...
4 Maccabees
The book of 4 Maccabees is a homily or philosophic discourse praising the supremacy of pious reason over passion. It is not in the Bible for most churches, but is an appendix to the Greek Bible, and i...