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Aristeas

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

Of Proconnesus in the Propontis. Like Abaris and Zalmoxis, a legendary wisdom-figure associated with the cult of Apollo, reflecting early Greek contacts with Scythian culture. Herodotus (4....

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<i>Aristeas, Letter of</i>

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 56 words.

An anonymous Jewish composition written probably in the late 2nd cent. bce. It is supposedly composed by Aristeas,

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Aristeas, Letter of

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 191 words.

A Jewish pseudepigraphic letter written in Greek which claims to have been written by one Aristeas, an official at the

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ARISTEAS I - Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 158 words.

1st century, male.

Active in the time of Hadrian.

Born to a family originally from Aphrodisias (Caria).

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

With his...

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Aristeas, Letter of

Tessa Rajak.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 250 words.

The Alexandrian Jewish narrative of the making of the Greek translation of the Law (Torah) for the library of *Ptolemy (1) II Philadelphus, at the instigation of his librarian, *Demetrius (3) of...

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Aristeas

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

Of Proconnesus in the Propontis. Like Abaris and Zalmoxis, a legendary wisdom-figure associated with the cult of Apollo, reflecting early Greek contacts with Scythian culture. Herodotus (4....

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Aristeas

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 35 words.

The fictitious name given to the Jewish author of a letter of unknown date purporting to describe how the Septuagint

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Aristeas

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 35 words.

The fictitious name given to the Jewish author of a letter of unknown date purporting to describe how the Septuagint

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Aristeas

Alan H. Griffiths.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Religion in the Ancient World. 142 words.

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Aristeas

Alan H. Griffiths.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 142 words.

of Proconnesus in the Propontis. Like Abaris and Zalmoxis, a legendary wisdom-figure associated with the cult of Apollo

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Aristeas

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 145 words.

of Proconnesus in the *Propontis. Like *Abaris and *Zalmoxis, a legendary wisdom-figure associated with the

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