An imaginary trio : : King Solomon, Jesus, and Aristotle / / Yaacov Shavit.

This book focuses on places and instances where Solomon's legendary biography intersects with those of Jesus Christ and of Aristotle. Solomon is the axis around which this trio revolves, the thread that binds it together. It is based on the premise that there exists a correspondence, both overt...

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Place / Publishing House:Berlin ;, Boston : : De Gruyter,, [2020]
Year of Publication:2020
Physical Description:1 online resource (x, 233 pages) :; illustrations (black and white)
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Chapter One. Biographies Correspond
  • Chapter Two. Solomon and Jesus - Two Sons of God, and of David?
  • Chapter Three. Solomon - His Actions and Books: Prefiguration, Typology, and His Teachings
  • Chapter Four. The Divine Presence and a Heavenly Voice Come to Solomon’s Aid - On Sin, Repentance, and Absolution
  • Chapter Five. “How is Jesus Greater than Solomon?” Solomon and Jesus as Magicians (Healers and Exorcists)
  • Chapter Six. Miracles and Wonders: Magic, Satan, and Demons
  • Chapter Seven. Solomon’s Wisdom - From Hermes to Aristotle
  • Chapter Eight. Solomon, Aristoteles Judaicus, and the Invention of a Pseudo- Solomonic Library
  • Afterword
  • Bibliography