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Studia Philonica Annual XXIV, 2012
Runia, David T. and Gregory E. Sterling, editors

Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2012 pp. x + 295. $42.95

Description: The Studia Philonica Annual is a scholarly journal devoted to furthering the study of Hellenistic Judaism, and in particular the writings and thought of the Hellenistic-Jewish writer Philo of Alexandria (circa 15 B.C.E. to circa 50 C.E.). ARTICLES Ekataerina 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 BIBLIOGRAPHY SECTION D. T. Runia, K. Berthelot, E. Birnbaum, A. C. Geljon, H. M. Keizer, J. Leonhardt-Balzer, J. P. Martín, M. R. Niehoff, T. Seland, Philo of Alexandria: An Annotated Bibliography 2007 Supplement: A Provisional Bibliography 2008–2010 BOOK REVIEW SECTION Reviews by Pieter W. van der Horst, James R. Royse, Manuel Alexandre Jr, Gregory E. Sterling, René Bloch, Katell Berthelot, Craig Keener, John T. Conroy, Jr, Harold W. Attridge, Alison G. Salvesen, and David T. Runia

Subjects: Methods, Historical Approaches, History, History of Judaism

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Review by Scott Mackie
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Published 4/23/2013
Citation: Scott Mackie, review of David T. Runia And Gregory E. Sterling, eds., Studia Philonica Annual XXIV, 2012, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2013).


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