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Author Cohen, Naomi G.

Title Philo's scriptures : citations from the Prophets and Writings : evidence for a Haftarah cycle in Second Temple Judaism / by Naomi Cohen
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, ©2007


Description 1 online resource (278 pages)
Series Supplements to the Journal for the study of Judaism ; v. 123
Supplements to the Journal for the study of Judaism ; v. 123.
Contents The man Philo as a product of his time -- How Philo quotes the Pentateuch -- A traditional Haftarah cycle -- Citations from the Latter Prophets -- Citations from the Former Prophets and Chronicles -- Citations from the book of Psalms -- Citations from the books of Proverbs and Job -- The allegorical circle of Moses
Summary Philo's rare citations from the Prophets and Writings shed light on the nature of his sources, and the specific quotations from the Prophets provide evidence for the existence, already in the 1st century CE, of an important traditional Haftarah Cycle. This book provides an explanation for these citations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-250) and index
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Subject Philo, of Alexandria
Philo, of Alexandria
Philo Alexandrinus.
SUBJECT Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Haftarot -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Bible. Old Testament fast
Haftarot fast
Bibel Altes Testament gnd
Subject RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Prophets.
Profeten (bijbelboeken)
Geschriften (bijbelboeken)
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789047422891