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Allegory and Asceticism

Joan E. Taylor

in Jewish Women Philosophers of First-Century Alexandria: Philo's 'Therapeutae' Reconsidered

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199291410
eISBN:
9780191700637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291410.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion in the Ancient World

Judaism is conceptualized by Philo and by many others as the philosophia of God, communicated to Moses who functions as the teacher of Israel. There are only a few in Israel who are truly the ... More


Gendered Space

Joan E. Taylor

in Jewish Women Philosophers of First-Century Alexandria: Philo's 'Therapeutae' Reconsidered

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199291410
eISBN:
9780191700637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291410.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion in the Ancient World

Philo was concerned to locate his group very carefully on a certain hill between the Mediterranean Sea and Lake Mareotis. He indicates the surrounding villages and buildings, and the little houses in ... More


Women and Sex in De Vita Contemplativa

Joan E. Taylor

in Jewish Women Philosophers of First-Century Alexandria: Philo's 'Therapeutae' Reconsidered

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199291410
eISBN:
9780191700637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291410.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion in the Ancient World

In describing the women specifically in the Mareotic group, Philo's chief rhetorical aim was to present them as ‘the good’, along with all other elements. In De Vita Contemplativa, however, Philo had ... More


Gender Blenders: Moses, Miriam, and Music

Joan E. Taylor

in Jewish Women Philosophers of First-Century Alexandria: Philo's 'Therapeutae' Reconsidered

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199291410
eISBN:
9780191700637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291410.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion in the Ancient World

In terms of gender roles, both men and women in the Mareotic group share a meal symbolic of God's everlasting covenant with Israel, which they then interpret as the triumph of enkrateia, ... More


Placements: The Geographical and Social Locations of the Mareotic Group

Joan E. Taylor

in Jewish Women Philosophers of First-Century Alexandria: Philo's 'Therapeutae' Reconsidered

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199291410
eISBN:
9780191700637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291410.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion in the Ancient World

It is easy to configure the Mareotic group in the light of later Christian monasteries, and become blind to the evidence that Philo provides in his text. For Philo and for others in the Graeco-Roman ... More


A Solar Calendar

Joan E. Taylor

in Jewish Women Philosophers of First-Century Alexandria: Philo's 'Therapeutae' Reconsidered

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199291410
eISBN:
9780191700637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291410.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion in the Ancient World

Egypt was a land of sun-worshippers, whose calendar was organized on the basis of the sun and the Nile River. In De Vita Contemplativa, Philo notes that the Mareotic group prays every sunrise and ... More


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