Philo of Alexandria, De Vita Mosis: Text and Context

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Type of project: Own resources project
Duration: 01/04/2014 - 30/06/2015


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. The project is funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF, SNF) and is led by Professor René Bloch, University of Berne.

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