The Logos Endiathetos and the Logos Prophorikos in Allegorical Interpretation: Philo and the D-Scholia to the Iliad

Adam Kamesar

Abstract


A Hellenistic allegorical interpretation of the giants Otus and Ephialtes, perhaps the object of criticism by Aristarchus in his most explicit remarks on the allegorical method, finds a parallel in Philo. The parallel helps us better contextualize and date the interpretation, and assess Aristarchus' possible awareness of it.

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