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Philo of Alexandria (Ancient Greek: Φίλων, Hebrew: יְדִידְיָה הַכֹּהֵן‎, 20 BCE – c. 50 CE), also called Philo Judaeus, was a Hellenistic (Greek Speaking) Jewish philosopher who lived in Alexandria (named after the Greek king, Alexander the Great), Egypt. And was a Contemporary of Josephus.

Philo and his statements on the Septuagint:
See this portion of the excellent book

The Oxford Handbook of the Septuagint

Edited by Alison G. Salvesen and Timothy Michael Law


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