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Chaeremon Egyptian Priest and Stoic Philosopher (Etudes Preliminaires Aux Religions Orientales Dans L"empire Romain) by Pieter Willem Van Der Horst

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Published by Brill Academic Pub .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ancient Philosophy,
  • Astrology, Egyptian,
  • Ancient Egyptian Religion,
  • Egypt,
  • Religion,
  • Stoics

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9075742M
ISBN 109004071113
ISBN 109789004071117

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That Chaeremon held anti-Jewish views is evident from the passages from his book concerning the exodus from Egypt, cited by Josephus. In these, Chaeremon expresses a similar view to that of the Egyptian writer *Manetho, who connects the exodus with the expulsion of the *Hyksos dynasty by the Egyptians and describes the outcasts as lepers. Chaeremon, Egyptian Priest and Stoic Philosopher: The Fragments Collected and Translated with Explanatory Notes. Reprint with a Preface, Addenda Et Religions Orientales Dans L'Empire Romain) [Horst, Pieter W] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Chaeremon, Egyptian Priest and Stoic Philosopher: The Fragments Collected and Translated with Explanatory : Pieter W Horst. According to Suidas (s. v. Xαιρήμωυ), another work of Chæremon was entitled "Hieroglyphica," and probably contained interpretations of the hieroglyphics (collected from the works of the Byzantian Tzetzes, in Müller's "Fragmenta Historicorum Grœcorum," iii. ); while a third work may be the book "On the Comets" mentioned by Origen. Long awaited by medievalists, monastics and patristic scholars, these are the complete conferences of Cassian. Cassian was a major spiritual writer, a precursor of Benedict, and a bridge between the desert and the West. The conferences are a record of these dialogues and focus on the cultivation of virtue and purity of heart. Annotations include scholarly addenda, notes textual reference 5/5(2).

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. There is the story of Chaeremon of Tralles who journeyed to find the emperor (when Augustus was emperor) all the way to Spain to get help for his city after it was destroyed by an earthquake (Book II). Agathias makes Chaeremon a poor farmer but in reality he was a rich patron of the city.5/5(3). Chaeremon, Egyptian Priest and Stoic Philiosopher: The Fragments Volume of Études préliminaires aux religions orientales dans l'Empire romain: Author: Chaeremon (of Alexandria.) Editor: Pieter Willem Van Der Horst: Edition: reprint: Publisher: BRILL, . Book Title: Chaeremon Egyptian Priest and Stoic Philiosopher Author: Chaeremon (of Alexandria.) Publisher: BRILL Release Date: Pages: 85 ISBN: Available Language: English, Spanish, And French.

XIII. The Third Conference of Abbot Chaeremon. On the Protection of God.() Chapter I. Introduction. When after a short sleep we returned for morning service and were waiting for the old man, Abbot Germanus was troubled by great scruples because in the previous discussion, the force of which had inspired us with the utmost longing for this chastity which was till now unknown to us, the blessed. And he used the books of Chaeremon the Stoic, and of Cornutus. Becoming acquainted through them with the figurative interpretation of the Grecian mysteries, he applied it to the Jewish Scriptures." These things are said by Porphyry in the third book of his work against the Christians. Chaeremon, Egyptian Priest and Stoic Philosopher The Fragments Collected and Translated with Explanatory Notes. Reprint with a Preface, Addenda et Corrigenda Series: Études préliminaires aux religions orientales dans l'Empire romain, Volume:   CHAEREMON, of Alexandria (1st century A.D.), Stoic philosopher and grammarian. He was superintendent of the portion of the Alexandrian library that was kept in the temple of Serapis, and as custodian and expounder of the sacred books (ἱερογραμματέύς sacred scribe) belonged to the higher ranks of the A.D. 49 he was summoned to Rome, with Alexander of Aegae, to.