Philo of Alexandrien, De Vita Mosis: Commentary Writing, Final Phase

Basic data for this project

Type of project: Own resources project
Duration: 01/09/2016 - 31/12/2017


Philo's treatise "On the Life of Moses" (De Vita Mosis), which is a key to our understanding of Philo, will be re-edited, introduced, translated, and commented upon by an international and interdisciplinary team of scholars led by Professor René Bloch, University of Berne. Having received funding by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF, SNF), the project of commentary writing is currently being completed.

Keywords: Allegory; Hebrew Language; Origins of Evil; Ancient Jewish Philosophy; Moses; Septuagint; Philo of Alexandria; De Vita Mosis; Hellenistic Judaism; Biography