By Sabrina Inowlocki

Eusebius and the Jewish Authors examines Eusebius of Caesarea’s use of non-biblical Jewish texts (e.g. Philo, Josephus, Aristobulus) in his Praeparatio evangelica and Demonstratio evangelica. within the first half, Sabrina Inowlocki appears to be like on the quotation strategy in historical Greek Literature and in Eusebius’ personal double apologetic paintings. She additionally analyzes Eusebius’ perception of Judaism. the second one half is dedicated to a close examine of Eusebius’ method in appropriating those texts from either a philological and a philosophical/theological point of view. during the lens of his exploitation of Jewish quotations, this booklet defies the normal belief of Eusebius as being a trifling compiler and nuances the style during which his presentation of the relation among Judaism and Christianity is usually noticeable. This research could be very precious to readers attracted to the reception of Jewish texts in Christian literature, within the relatives among Judaism and Christianity, and in Christian apologetics. This translation used to be made attainable via a beneficiant provide from the Fondation Universitaire in Brussels.

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431a = HE I. 11. 4 CHAPTER TWO THE CITATION PROCESS IN GREEK ANTIQUITY AND IN THE APODEIXIS Analysing the citation process requires that we define the concept of ‘citation’ as used in antiquity. This task proves to be a complicated one since, to the best of my knowledge, no comprehensive study on the subject has yet been published. Therefore, I will have to use studies focusing on different authors from different periods. 1. The Citation Process in Antiquity Ancient authors mostly use the terms martur°v, parat¤yhmi and their cognates in order to designate the citation process in Greek.

176–181 (= Clearchus fr. 5 Wehrli) – Aristobulus fr. 3a1 Holladay – Josephus, CA I. 172–174 (= Choerilus FGrH 696 F 34e) – Josephus, AJ I. 93–95 – Josephus, AJ I. 105–108 – Josephus, AJ I. 117–120 – Josephus, AJ I. 158–161 – Josephus, AJ I. 165–168 Via Alexander Polyhistor, On the Jews (FGrH 273 F 19a) – Pseudo-Eupolemus fr. 1 Holladay – Artapanus fr. 1 Holladay – Philo the Poet fr. 1 Holladay – Josephus, AJ I. 239–241 Via Alexander Polyhistor, On the Jews (FGrH 273 F 19a) – Demetrius fr. 1 Holladay – Theodotus fr.

74 Despite all these references to Aristobulus, scholars questioned his very existence until Walter proved it definitively. The evidence we do have suggests that Aristobulus was an apologist who endeavoured to show that the Scriptures both agree with and are the source of Greek thought. 75 Yet it is perhaps exaggerated to describe Aristobulus as the predecessor of Philo, as is sometimes done. 77 66 For secondary literature on and editions of these authors, see the next section: Status Quaestionis.

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