Phoenician history of Philo of Byblos a commentary by Albert I. Baumgarten

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Published by E.J. Brill in Leiden .

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StatementAlbert I. Baumgarten.
SeriesÉtudes préliminaires aux religions orientales dans l"Empire romain ;, t. 89
LC ClassificationsBL1660.P483 B38 1981
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Paginationxxix, 284 p ;
Number of Pages284
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Open LibraryOL3524340M
ISBN 109004063692
LC Control Number82108904

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Philo of Byblius (Byblos) or Herennios Philon of Byblos (64 - AD) was a Phoenician scholar and Roman citizen, born in Byblos, and representative of the Roman Consul Herennius Severus.

He wrote numerous works of grammatical, lexical, encyclopedic and historical importance. PHILO OF BYBLOS AND HIS " PHOENICIAN HISTORY -1 By JAMES BARR, M.A., B.D., F.B.A.

PROFESSOR OF SEMITIC LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES IN THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER I. Introduction 'THHE Greek writer who is the subject of this lecture, Herennius A Philo of Byblos, is quite distinct from the more famousFile Size: KB.

Get this from a library. The Phoenician history of Philo of Byblos. [Albert I Baumgarten; Philo, of Byblos.]. Philo of Byblos in the early Roman imperial period claimed to have translated the work of an ancient author Sanchuniathon who recorded stories of the ancient Canaanite gods, stories that resemble the myths found in Ugaritic sources.

This monograph provides an English translation of Philo's Greek text with an introduction and notes. The Phoenician History of Phoenician history of Philo of Byblos book of Byblos: A Commentary Volume 9 of Catholic biblical quarterly Education and Society in the Middle Ages and Renaissance Volume 89 of Études préliminaires aux religions orientales dans l'Empire romain: Author: Albert I.

Baumgarten: Publisher: Brill Archive, ISBN:Length:   Sanchoniatho's Phœnician history, translated from the first book of Eusebius De præparatione evangelica.

With a continuation of Sanchoniatho's history by Eratosthenes Cyrenæus's Canon and chronological remarks Item PreviewPages: 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.

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African Studies American Studies Ancient Near East and Egypt Art History Asian Studies Book History and Cartography Biblical Studies Classical Studies Education Author: Albert I. Baumgartner. What is this site about. PhoeniciaOrg is the largest compilation & repository of studies on the web.

It covers extensive and inclusive Canaanite Phoenician information i.e. the origin, history, geography, religion, arts, thinkers, trade, industry, mythology, language, literature, music, wars, archaeology, and culture of this people.

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Other articles where Philo of Byblos is discussed: Sanchuniathon: derived from the works of Philo of Byblos (flourished ad ). Excavations at Ras Shamra (ancient Ugarit) in Syria in revealed Phoenician documents supporting much of Sanchuniathon’s information on Phoenician mythology and religious beliefs.

According to Philo, Sanchuniathon derived the sacred lore from inscriptions on. The Phoenician History of Philo of Byblos: A Commentary (Études Préliminaires Aux Religions Orientales Phoenician history of Philo of Byblos book l'Empire) (Book).

The Phoenician history of Philo of Byblos by Albert I. Baumgarten; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Mythology, Phoenician, Phoenician Mythology; People: Philo of Byblos.

Sanchuniathon (Greek: Σαγχουνιάθων; gen.:Σαγχουνιάθωνος) is the purported Phoenician author of three lost works originally in the Phoenician language, surviving only in partial paraphrase and summary of a Greek translation by Philo of Byblos, according to the Christian bishop Eusebius of few fragments comprise the most extended literary source.

In the 1st century AD, Philo of Byblos wrote a Phoenician History in nine volumes which he claimed was a translation into Greek from an early Phoenician writer of B.C. called Sanchunjaton, from Beirut.

Philo’s work was lost, except parts of the first book, which. Phoenician Creation Myths in Greek Philo of Byblos, writing in the Phoenician History in the 2nd century CE, quotes extensively from what he says is ancient Phoenician lore. His work has not survived but some excerpts were quoted by Eusebius, a hostile Christian.

Philo of Byblos (Greek: Φίλων Βύβλιος, Phílōn Býblios; Latin: Philo Byblius ; c. 64 – CE), also known as Herennius Philon, was an antiquarian writer of grammatical, lexical and historical works in Greek.

He is chiefly known for his Phoenician history assembled from the writings of Sanchuniathon. Book/Printed Material Sanchoniatho's Phoenician history: translated from the first book of Eusebius De praeparatione evangelica: with a continuation of Sanchoniatho's history by Eratosthenes Cyrenaeus's canon, which Dicaearchus connects with the first olympiad: these authors are illustrated with many historical and chronological remarks, proving them to contain a series of Phoenician and.

Philo of Byblos, the Phoenician History: Introduction, Critical Text, Translation, Notes. Harold W. Attridge, Robert A. Oden, Jr. The Phoenician History of Philo of.

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"Philon (5), of Byblos, scholar of Phoenician history, b. 70 CE and d. CE" published on by Oxford University : Martin Goodman. Philo of Byblos, not the hebrew one, translated all his work from the Phoenician language into Greek, and published it.” Josephus informs us that these kings kept careful records, “That the Tyrians had their public Records, which they carefully preserved; in which were written the most material Transićtions relating both to themselves and.

Philo of Byblos is the author of several works in Greek, of which fragments have been preserved in the citations of later Greek writers. Of these works, the most important is Τ α, Φ ο ί ν ι κ α, a history of Phoenicia, of which sections are transcribed in books 1 and 4.

Byblos, an ancient Phoenician city located on Lebanon’s Mediterranean coast has been settled since Neolithic times. It is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. UNESCO’s Advisory Body Evaluation document says the site has been occupied for circa 7, years making Byblos (Jbeil in Arabic) one of the oldest inhabited cities in the : History Bot.

spectrum is The Phoenician History of Philo of Byblos, composed in the late first or early second century A.D. It is preserved (accurately in the opinion of scholars) in the first book of the Prae-paratio evangelica of Eusebius of Caesarea, a fourth century Church father.

Philo claims to have compiled his account of Phoenician tradi. Recent excavations of the Phoenician city of Byblos have somewhat clarified the date of settlement by revealing that trade existed between Egypt and Byblos c BC and also that other important Phoenician centers existed at this time at Jerusalem, Jericho, Ai, and Megiddo.

In the 2d millennium the Phoenicians were pushed by the Jews farther. A concordance of The Phoenician History of Philo of Byblos. [REVIEW] Yves Duhoux - - Revue Belge de Philologie Et D’Histoire 76 (1) Notes on the use of literary history by Philo of Alexandria in the Vita Moses, or Moses-in-chief prophet.

• The Bible (Torah) was written in Byblos (Byblos=Bible=Book in Phoenician), the oldest port-city in the world from the first alphabet was spread to the world from this Phoenician city through one of its best mariners & teachers Cadmus from Byblos.

• Moses was a conqueror and invaded the Phoenician lands of Canaan. [German Version] (Byblius; also Herennios Philo Byblos; c. 70 – ce), Phoenician historian and writings include a Phoenician history (Φοινικικὴ ἱστορία / Φοινικικά; Phoinikikḗ historía/Phoinikiká; c.

ce), fragments of which are preserved in the Praeparatio evangelica of Eusebius of deals with cosmogony, anthropogony, the origin. Byblos, in Arabic Jbail (Arabic: جبيل‎ Lebanese Arabic pronunciation: [ʒbejl]; Phoenician: 𐤂𐤁𐤋 Gebal), is a Mediterranean city in the Mount Lebanon Governorate, Lebanon.

It is believed to have been occupied first between and BC, and according to fragments attributed to the semi-legendary pre-Homeric Phoenician priest Sanchuniathon, it was built by Cronus as the first.

Arwad (now in Syria), Byblos (now Jbeil in Lebanon), Sidon (Saida in Lebanon), and Tyre (Sour in Lebanon)—the four major cites of Persian-period Phoenicia—all minted their own coins. Archaeologists and historians have found these coins to be a major resource for the reconstruction of Phoenician history.

They have increasingly been able to use them to discern important details of Phoenicia. On Philo Byblius's Phoenician History, there is a first-rate translation and commentary by Albert I.

Baumgarten, The Phoenician History of Philo of Byblos (Leiden, ). No similar up-to-date study of The Syrian Goddess exists, although there is a readable English translation with brief introduction by Harold W.

Attridge and R. Oden, Jr. According to Eusebius, Philo discovered secret mythological writings of the ancient Phoenicians assembled by the Phoenician writer Sanchuniathon who, according to Eusebius/Philo, transcribed the sacred lore from pillars in the temples of Byblos.

Philo also translated all (or some) parts of the work in his Phoenician History. Byblos, also known as Gubla, and later Gebal (in the Bible). According to Phoenician legend, Byblos was founded by the God El. Throughout time, they considered it a city of great antiquity. Although its founding is lost within the mists of time, modern scholars believe the site of.

Elissa (el issa, the goddess) who had inherited her kingdom through the female line, as was customary in Mesopotamia and Egypt, then took the name of DIDO, the leader, the feminine form of DVD, David, Dux, leader. We don’t know to what extent the figure of Dido is legendary, but the coup d’etat at Tyre, her brother Pygmalion and the sudden weakness of the kingdom are part of history.

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