Journal article

Introduction

DAVID T RUNIA

The Studia Philonica Annual | SBL Press

Abstract

Since the beginning of the Philo of Alexandria seminar held at the Annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature for the first time in 1984,¹ it has been a frequent practice to focus a session on one of Philo’s works. The first of these, which took place in November 1985, was devoted to theQuaestiones in Genesin et Exodumand was separately published as monograph in the Brown Judaic Series.² Since then another twenty-one sessions have been held along these lines, generally comprising three or four papers on the treatise in question.³ From 1996 onwards, an important development took...