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  1. Philo of Alexandria, also called Philo Judaeus, was a Hellenistic Jewish philosopher who lived in Alexandria, in the Roman province of Egypt.
    • born in 0019 B.C. (2035 years ago) in Alexandria
    • ethnicity: Jewish people
    • profession: Philosopher
    • died in (1966 years ago)
  2. Philo is the Hellenistic Jewish author of an epic poem in Greek hexameters on the history of Jerusalem. He lived at an earlier date than Philo the philosopher. Alexander Polyhistor quotes several passages of the poem, and is the source of the extracts in Eusebius. This is probably the Philo who is mentioned by Clemens Alexandrinus and by Josephus, who calls him "the elder".

There are other people with in their name, like Tim Philo, Mark Philo, Philo Buck, Philo Hall, Chris Philo, Philo Hauser, Phoebe Philo, Philo Wallace, William Philo, Philo Barnhart and many others.


Philo is a record label.


  1. Philo is a fictional character from the 1999 film Jesus.
  2. Philo is a fictional character from the 1989 film UHF.
  3. Philo is a fictional character from The Assistants.
  4. Philo is a fictional film character.
  5. Philo is a fictional character from the 1993 film The Last Outlaw.
  6. Philo is a fictional character from the 1921 film Theodora, The Slave Princess.
  7. Philo is a fictional character from the 2004 children's animated feature film Care Bears: Journey to Joke-a-lot.
  8. Philo is a fictional character from the 2004 film Aleesha.
  9. Philo is a fictional character from the 1962 film The Three Stooges Meet Hercules.

There are other characters with in their name, like Philo Gant, Philo Gubb and Philo Vance.


  1. "Philo" is a book by Philo Judoeus.
  2. "Philo" is a book by Sylvester Judd.


"PHILO" is a musical album of Philo.

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  1. Philo is a village in Muskingum County, Ohio, United States, along the Muskingum River. The population was 733 at the 2010 census.
  2. Philo is a village about nine miles south of Urbana in Champaign County, Illinois, United States. The population was 1,466 at the 2010 census.
  3. Philo is a census-designated place in Mendocino County, California. It is located 5.5 miles northwest of Boonville, at an elevation of 331 feet. The population was 349 at the 2010 census.

There are other places with in their name, like Philo Township.


Philo is a peer-reviewed academic journal with a focus on the discussion of philosophical issues from an explicitly naturalist perspective. The journal publishes articles, critical discussions, review essays, and book reviews in all fields of philosophy, and welcomes work on the philosophical credentials of both naturalism and various supernaturalist alternatives to naturalism. Philo is the journal of the Society of Humanist Philosophers. It is published at the Center for Inquiry with assistance from Purdue University. Electronic access to the journal is provided by the Philosophy Documentation Center.

Phrases with Philo

  1. Anthene Philo
  2. Tetrica Philo
  3. Aenasius Philo
  4. Parantica Philo
  5. Hydropsyche philo
  6. Species Anthene Philo
  7. Species Tetrica Philo
  8. Species Aenasius Philo
  9. Species Parantica Philo
  10. species Hydropsyche philo

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Philo

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Google previewFaithful Reading (2012)

New Essays in Theology in Honour of Fergus Kerr, OP by Simon Oliver, Karen Kilby, Thomas O'Loughlin

Philo is an important addition to the list of those who understand God's self- disclosure to Moses on Sinai as meaning that God...

Google previewReading Philosophy of Religion (2010)

by Graham Oppy, Michael Scott

Philo is a more sceptical philosopher, strongly opposed to the arguments of both Demea and Cleanthes.

Google previewThis Bread of Peace (2010)

by Philo Ikonya

Philo is a Kenyan-born writer and lecturer, currently living in exile in Norway.

Google previewGrace and Agency in Paul and Second Temple Judaism (2014)

Interpreting the Transformation of the Heart by Kyle Wells

Philo refers to this text elsewhere (e.g., Conf.

Google previewThe Mysticism of Hebrews (2012)

Exploring the Role of Jewish Apocalyptic Mysticism in the Epistle to the Hebrews by Jody A. Barnard

Although Philo refers to the Logos in personal terms, ...

Google previewDie For Me (2007)

by Don Lasseter

Philo is a tiny hamlet situated in the verdant rolling foothills of California's Trinity Alps, approximately twenty miles west of Ukiah. Black oaks, manzanita and a few Jeffrey pines border the region's fertile grape vineyards that once were cattle ...

Google previewDictionary of New Testament Background (2010)

A Compendium of Contemporary Biblical Scholarship by Craig A. Evans, Stanley E. Porter, Jr.

It was undoubtedly the social standing of the family that led the Jewish community to select Philo, Alexander and the young Tiberius Julius Alexander as members of the ...

Google previewThe Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3 (2010)

Revised Full-Color Edition by Merrill C. Tenney

Philo. Scholars have been particularly intrigued by numerous parallels of thought and word between PHILO JUDAEUS and the fourth gospel, especially the use of the term logos (word). Philo of Alexandria, who flourished during the time of ...

Google previewA Biographical Encyclopedia of Scientists and Inventors in American Film and TV since 1930 (2011)

by A. Bowdoin Van Riper

Philo T. Farnsworth—born in Utah, raised in rural Idaho, and educated at Brigham Young University—was one of a half-dozen inventors who, between 1919 and 1939, made television a reality. Farnsworth's critical contribution was the "image ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Lesbian and Gay Histories and Cultures (2003)

by George Haggerty, Bonnie Zimmerman

Philo. of. Alexandria. (Philo. Judaeus). (c.20. B.C.E.–c.50. C.E.). This Jewish philosopher and interpreter of Jewish sacred writings was born to a wealthy family of considerable social standing and political influence in the large Jewish ...

Google previewThe Westminster Dictionary of New Testament and Early Christian Literature and Rhetoric (2003)

by David Edward Aune

Alexandria was home to the largest Jewish population outside Palestine, and Philo was a member of one of its more prominent families. Combining a Hellenistic education with a Jewish upbringing, Philo was strongly influenced by Middle ...

Google previewTheological Dictionary of the New Testament (1971)

by Gerhard Kittel, Geoffrey William Bromiley, Gerhard Friedrich

Philo shares this ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Catholicism (2006)

by Frank K. Flinn

Jewish Neoplatonist theologian and philosopher Philo of Alexandria, a prominent Jewish scholar and leader of the local Jewish community of the first century, authored a number of biblical commentaries that would become ...

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The air is full of souls those who are nearest to earth descending to be tied to mortal bodies return to other bodies, desiring to live in them. (Philo Judaeus)
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