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Philemon

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies.

The recipient of St Paul's brief epistle of that name. He was a Christian of Colossae or the neighbourhood, whose slave, Onesimus, had run away and had met Paul. Paul sent Onesimus back to...

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Philemon

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 28 words.

French and Greek: from the personal name Philemon, Greek Philēmon, which was borne by an apostle and several

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Philemon

Simon Hornblower.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 40 words.

A fourth Philemon, whether of the same family as (2) and (3) or not, is known from didascalic inscriptions (

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Philemon

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 39 words.

A fourth Philemon, whether of the same family as (2) and (3) or not, is known from didascalic inscriptions (

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Philemon

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 36 words.

In the middle of the 4th cent. bc lived a fifth Philemon, an actor, mentioned by *Aeschines (1) (1.

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Philemon

Larry J. Kreitzer.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible

October 2011; p ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 1785 words.

Paul's letter to Philemon is arguably the most intimate of all of Paul's letters. Within it we see the apostle

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Philemon

Paul S. Minear.

in The Oxford Guide to People and Places of the Bible

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 531 words.

Philemon was a Christian who lived in the Phrygian town of Colossae in the middle of the first century CE

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Philemon

Simon Hornblower.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 29 words.

In the middle of the 4th cent. bc lived a fifth Philemon, an actor, mentioned by Aeschines (1) (1. 115)

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Philemon

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

A fourth Philemon, whether of the same family as (2) and (3) or not, is known from didascalic inscriptions (see didaskalia) as author of Μιλησία, ‘The Milesian Woman’, 183 bc.

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Philemon

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

368/60–267/63 bc,

New Comedy poet (see comedy (greek), new), granted Athenian citizenship before 307/6. In a long life he wrote 97 comedies, of which over 60 titles are known; he...

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Philemon

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies.

The recipient of St Paul's brief epistle of that name. He was a Christian of Colossae or the neighbourhood, whose slave, Onesimus, had run away and had met Paul. Paul sent Onesimus back to...

See overview in Oxford Index