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Philo's scriptures [electronic resource] : citations from the Prophets and Writings : evidence for a Haftarah cycle in Second Temple Judaism / by Naomi Cohen.

By: Cohen, Naomi G.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Supplements to the Journal for the study of Judaism: v. 123.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, c2007Description: 1 online resource (278 p.).ISBN: 9789047422891 (electronic bk.); 9047422899 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Philo, of Alexandria | Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Haftarot -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Prophets | Profeten (bijbelboeken) | Geschriften (bijbelboeken) | Haftarah | Philo Alexandrinus | Altes Testament | HaftaraGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Philo's scriptures.DDC classification: 224/.06092 Other classification: 11.24 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-250) and index.

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.

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.

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