Philo of Alexandria: On Virtues

Philo of Alexandria: On Virtues

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In the treatise On Virtues, Philo of Alexandria demonstrates how Moses, the constitution he established, and the community that follows its laws embody certain moral ideals (courage, humanity, repentance, and nobility) that were widely admired in the Greco-Roman world.Introduction, Translation, and Commentary Philo (of Alexandria.) ... Given Philoa#39;s geopolitical perspective, as well as his own personal experience, any thesis on his part regarding ideal constitutions would ... Indeed, it is his hope that a€œall future rulers would find a law to guide them right ... Dionysius includes the role of humanity in patron-client relations, for example, a topic of little interest to Philo, who paysanbsp;...

Title:Philo of Alexandria: On Virtues
Author:Philo (of Alexandria.)
Publisher:BRILL - 2010-11-19


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