The Studia Philonica Annual is a scholarly journal devoted to furthering the study of Hellenistic Judaism, in particular the writings and thought of the Hellenistic-Jewish writer Philo of Alexandria (circa 15 B.C.E. to circa 50 C.E.). In addition to bibliography and book review sections, this issue includes the following articles:
Ekaterina Matusova, “Allegorical Interpretation of the Pentateuch in Alexandria: Inscribing Aristobulus and Philo in a Wider Literary Context”
Tatjana Alekniené, “L’«extase mystique» dans la tradition platonicienne: Philon d’Alexandrie et Plotin”
SPECIAL SECTION: PHILO’S DE AGRICULTURA
Gregory E. Sterling, “Philo’s De Agricultura: Introduction”
David T. Runia, The Structure of Philo’s Allegorical Treatise De Agricultura”
James R. Royse, “Some Observations on the Biblical Text in Philo’s De Agricultura”
David Konstan, Of Two Minds: Philo On Cultivation”
SPECIAL SECTION: PHILO’S THE HYPOTHETICA
Gregory E. Sterling, The Hypothetica: Introduction”
Dulcinea Boesenberg, Philo’s Descriptions of Jewish Sabbath Practice”
Horacio Vela, Philo and the Logic of History”
Michael Cover, Reconceptualizing Conquest: Colonial Narratives and Philo’s Roman Accuser in the Hypothetica”
David T. Runia is the Master of Queen’s College at the University of Melbourne. Gregory E. Sterling is Associate Dean of the Faculty, College of Arts and Letters, and Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame.
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