The COMOD LabEx supports the colloquium entitled "the modern European approach to philo of Alexandria: the reception the Judeo-Hellenistic corpus" (16th-18th centuries)

From November 7, 2018 to November 9, 2018

This international colloquium is organized by the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies (University of Oxford), the ENS de Lyon, the Institut d’histoire des représentations et des idées dans les modernités (Institute of History of Representations and Ideas In Modernity, CNRS, IHRIM), the CoMod Labex (Université de Lyon), the GIS Humanités (Humanities Scientific Interest Group), the Institut d’histoire du livre (Institute of History of Books), the Société d’étude du xviie siècle (Society for 17th Century Studies), the Municipal Library of Lyon, and the Institut des Sources chrétiennes (Institute of Christian Sources, CNRS, HISOMA).

The COMOD LabEx is lending its support to an international colloquium held from November 7-9, which will draw academics and researchers from across Europe, the United States and Australia.

This colloquium explores the reception of the works of Philo of Alexandria in the modern era, which, though it has not been extensively studied, is a crucial stage in the long chain of events spanning the Patristic period to the recent increase in studies of Philo’s works in the past fifty years. This colloquium adopts a Philonian perspective, systematically referencing the specific sections of the texts studied, in studying their reception in the modern age, how references from Antiquity are used. It also explores the best method to approach a corpus of texts, how the knowledge found within is spread, and measures the effects of such studies, compared to those of previous interpretations.

  • ENS de Lyon - 19 Allée de Fontenay, Lyon 7th district- Building Buisson - Room D8001 - Debourg Metro Station
  • Bibliothèque municipale de Lyon Part-Dieu - Lyon 3d district - 30 Bd. Marius Vivier Merle - Auditorium - Part-Dieu Metro Station
  • Institut des Sources chrétiennes - 22 rue Sala, Lyon 2nd district, Conference Room - Bellecour Metro Station
Downolad the program here 

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