Friday, July 9, 2010

How the Jewish Temple of Alexandria Became the Jewish Temple of Heliopolis

From there he fled to Alexandria and built there an altar and applied to it this verse: 'On that day there will be an altar to God in the land of Egypt.'(Isa 19:19) [y.Yoma 6:3 (43c-d)]

Is there any doubt where the Christian editors of Josephus in the third century got the idea that the temple was located in Heliopolis. What's the line before this Isaiah, again?

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