Philo of Alexandria: His Exegesis of some Aspects of Sin and Evil in the Septuagint Version of the Book of Genesis

Mario Cimosa


This paper first considers Philo's Jewish background in Alexandria. Then it examines some aspects of sin and evil in the exegesis of Philo of Alexandria of the early chapters of the Book of Genesis in the Septuagint version of the Old Testament.


Philo, Genesis, Septuaginta, Greek philosophy, exegesis, evil, sin

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