By (author) Wilson, Walter T.
This commentary on the Greek text of the Jewish-Hellenistic Sentences of Pseudo-Phocylides, a sapiential poem of the first century BCE or first century CE, offers a full treatment of its sources, structure, perspective, and purpose as well as a verse-by-verse translation and analysis. The Greek text is given in an appendix. The cross-cultural nature of these moral teachings is emphasized through extensive reference to Biblical, Hellenistic Jewish, and Greco-Roman comparative materials. Key Features First commentary on Pseudo-Phocylides in 20 years Standard reference work also for private libraries Third volume of the new series Commentaries on Early Jewish Literature (which also includes Allison: Testament of Abraham; Fitzmyer: Tobit)