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An imaginary trio : King Solomon, Jesus, and Aristotle / Yaacov Shavit.

Author/Creator:
Shavit, Yaacov, author.
Publication:
Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, [2020]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (x, 233 pages) : illustrations (black and white)
Subjects:
Solomon, King of Israel.
Jesus Christ.
Aristotle.
Summary:
This book focuses on places and instances where Solomon's legendary biography intersects with those of Jesus Christ and of Aristotle. Solomon is the axis around which this trio revolves, the thread that binds it together. It is based on the premise that there exists a correspondence, both overt and implied, between these three biographies, that has taken shape within a vast, multifaceted field of texts for more than two thousand years.
Contents:
Introduction
Chapter One. Biographies Correspond
Chapter Two. Solomon and Jesus - Two Sons of God, and of David?
Chapter Three. Solomon - His Actions and Books: Prefiguration, Typology, and His Teachings
Chapter Four. The Divine Presence and a Heavenly Voice Come to Solomon’s Aid - On Sin, Repentance, and Absolution
Chapter Five. “How is Jesus Greater than Solomon?” Solomon and Jesus as Magicians (Healers and Exorcists)
Chapter Six. Miracles and Wonders: Magic, Satan, and Demons
Chapter Seven. Solomon’s Wisdom - From Hermes to Aristotle
Chapter Eight. Solomon, Aristoteles Judaicus, and the Invention of a Pseudo- Solomonic Library
Afterword
Bibliography
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and name index.
ISBN:
978-3-11-067726-3
3110677180
978-3-11-067718-8
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