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Citation for Alexandria

Citation styles are based on the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th Ed., and the MLA Style Manual, 2nd Ed..

MLA

"Alexandria." In A Dictionary of the Bible. Ed. W. R. F. Browning. Oxford Biblical Studies Online. Jan 19, 2022. <http://www.oxfordbiblicalcstudies.com/article/opr/t94/e66>.

Chicago

"Alexandria." In A Dictionary of the Bible. , edited by W. R. F. Browning. Oxford Biblical Studies Online, http://www.oxfordbiblicalcstudies.com/article/opr/t94/e66 (accessed Jan 19, 2022).

Alexandria

A city in Egypt near the delta of the Nile with a population of a million in the 1st cent. CE, including a large Jewish area. Philo is the best-known Jewish scholar of the city. It is not known who established a Christian Church in the city (a legend attributes it to Mark) but Acts 18: 24 mentions that it had been the birthplace of Apollos. Possibly the letter to the Hebrews was written from Alexandria; there are similarities in outlook and attitude to Philo.

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