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Summary of Philo On the Giants

Date: 20-50 C.E.

Description: Philo of Alexandria, also called Philo Judaeus, was a Hellenistic Jewish philosopher who lived in Alexandria, in the Roman province of Egypt. The treatise On the Giants deals with an allegorical interpretation of Genesis 6:1-4.

Borgen, Peter Philo of Alexandria: An Exegete for His Time, Brill, 1997