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Jewish women philosophers of first-century Alexandria [electronic resource] : Philo's 'Therapeutae' reconsidered / Joan E. Taylor.

Author/Creator:
Taylor, Joan E.
Other Title:
Jewish women philosophers of first-century Alexandria
Publication:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xv, 417 p.) : ill.
Subjects:
Therapeutae.
Judaism -- Egypt -- Alexandria -- History -- To 70 A.D.
Jewish philosophers -- Egypt -- Alexandria -- History.
Women philosophers -- Egypt -- Alexandria -- History.
Jewish philosophy -- History.
Summary:
This text presents a study of the 'Therapeutae', a group of ascetic Jewish philosophers who lived outside Alexandria in the middle of the first century CE. It focuses particularly on issues of history, rhetoric, women, and gender as part of a wider examination of this group.
Notes:
Description based on print version record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780191700637 (ebook) :
0191700630 (ebook) :
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