The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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The same tripartite division finds expression in II Maccabees, the writings of Philo
, a Hellenistic Jewish philosopher, and Josephus, a Hellenistic Jewish historian,
as well as in the Gospel According to Luke. The tripartite canon represents the ...
This narrative, repeated in one form or another by Philo and rabbinic sources, is
full of inaccuracies that prove that the author was an Alexandrian Jew writing well
after the events he described had taken place. The Septuagint Pentateuch ...
The writings of the philosopher Philo of Alexandria (1st century BCE-1st century
CE) and the historian Josephus (1st century CE) and fragments of other
postbiblical Hellenistic Jewish historians and poets, however, usually are
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