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pos-i-do'-ni-us (Posidonios, al. Posidonios and Poseidon): One of the three envoys sent by the Syrian general Nicanor to treat with the Jews under Judas during his invasion of Judea, 161 B.C. (2 Maccabees 14:19). In 1 Maccabees 7:27;, proposals are sent by Nicanor to Judas, but no envoys are named, and it is there asserted in contradiction to 2 Maccabees that Judas broke off the negotiation because of the treacherous designs of Nicanor.


On the Difference in the Health of Twins.
... [190] Posidonius the Stoic, who was much given to astrology, used to explain the
fact by supposing that they had been born and conceived under the same ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/augustine/city of god/chapter 2 on the difference in.htm

Of God and his Affections, and the Censure of Epicurus.
... In short, Marcus Tullius relates that it was said by Posidonius, [1642] that Epicurus
understood that there were no gods, but that he said those things which ...
/.../a treatise on the anger of god addressed to donatus/chap iv of god and his.htm

The Antiquity of Moses Proved by Greek Writers.
... For in this way he is mentioned both by Polemon in the first book of his Hellenics,
and by Apion son of Posidonius in his book against the Jews, and in the ...
/.../justins hortatory address to the greeks/chapter ix the antiquity of moses.htm

The Soul Variously Divided by the Philosophers; this Division is ...
... Posidonius makes even two more than these: he starts with two leading faculties
of the soul,"the directing faculty, which they designate hegemonikon; and the ...
/.../tertullian/a treatise on the soul/chapter xiv the soul variously divided.htm

Opinions of Various Philosophers on the Chief Good.
... And finally, Posidonius said that it was to live engaged in contemplating the truth
and order of the universe, and forming himself as he best can, in nothing ...
/.../the stromata or miscellanies/chapter xxi opinions of various philosophers.htm

In the Edition of Garnerius.
... Is "the minute of the most holy bishop Cyril, delivered to Posidonius, when sent
by him to Rome, in the matter of Nestorius." (Cyrill. Ep. 11. tom. lxxvii.85.). ...
/.../theodoret/the ecclesiastical history of theodoret/cxlviii in the edition of.htm

That Bishops be not Detained Too Long in Council, Let them Choose ...
... Verensis), Candidus of Abbirita, Gallonian of Utica, legates of the proconsular
province; Alypius of Tagaste, Augustine of Hippo Regia and Posidonius of Calama ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/canon cxxvii greek cxxviii that.htm

In what Manner the Mathematicians are Convicted of Professing a ...
... From this opinion also came that answer of Posidonius, the great astrologer and
also philosopher, concerning those twins who were attacked with sickness at the ...
//christianbookshelf.org/augustine/city of god/chapter 5 in what manner the.htm

Of God, his Care and Anger.
... "Anger is," he says, "the desire of avenging an injury." Others, as Posidonius says,
describe it as the desire of punishing him by whom you think that you have ...
/.../chap xvii of god his care.htm

Landmarks in the History of Early Christianity
... 58, 87 Philo, 6, 57 Philosophy, Greek, 3, 5, 6, 9, 99 Platonism, 88, 123 Pliny,
107 Plotinus, 88 Plutarch, 4, 5 Pontius Pilate, 101 Posidonius, 9 Priests, 32 ...
/.../lake/landmarks in the history of early christianity/index 2.htm

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