Philo of Alexandria, Hellenistic Jewish Philosopher
(c. 25 BCE-c. 50 CE)

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  • Name: Philo of Alexandria
  • Also known as: Philo Judaeus
  • Dates: c. 25 BCE-c. 50 CE
  • Place: Alexandria, Egypt
  • Language: Latin; Greek? Hebrew?
  • Who he was: Hellenistic Jewish philosopher who wrote numerous allegorical commentaries on the "Old Testament"

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