combining form see phil-

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  • Philo — PHILO …   Gründliches mythologisches Lexikon

  • philo — philo …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • Philo — (20 BC 50 AD), known also as Philo of Alexandria (gr. Φίλων ὁ Ἀλεξανδρεύς), Philo Judaeus, Philo Judaeus of Alexandria, Yedidia and Philo the Jew, was a Hellenistic Jewish philosopher born in Alexandria, Egypt. Philo used allegory to fuse and… …   Wikipedia

  • philo — [ filo ] n. f. • 1888; abrév. de philosophie ♦ Fam. Philosophie. Élève, prof de philo. Dissertation de philo. ● philo nom féminin Familier. Philosophie (classe et discipline d études). ⇒PHILO, subst. fém. [Corresp. à philosophie1 I A 2 a ] Lang.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Philo — bzw. griechisch Philon ist der Name mehrerer Persönlichkeiten des antiken Griechenlands: Philo(n) der Ältere, 2. Jahrhundert v. Chr., jüdisch hellenistischer Dichter Philo(n) von Alexandria, jüdisch hellenistischer Philosoph und Theologe (* 15–10 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • PHILO — (The Elder), author of a Greek epic entitled On Jerusalem. He is sometimes identified with the Philo the Elder mentioned by Josephus (Contra Apionem 1:218) and Clemens of Alexandria (Stromata, 1:141, 3). If so, his presumed date can be… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Philo — Philo, OH U.S. village in Ohio Population (2000): 769 Housing Units (2000): 313 Land area (2000): 0.418436 sq. miles (1.083744 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.418436 sq. miles (1.083744 sq. km) …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Philo — [fī′lō] PHILO JUDAEUS * * * (as used in expressions) Farnsworth Philo Taylor Philo Judaeus Philo of Alexandria * * * …   Universalium

  • Philo- — A combining form from Gr. fi los loving, fond of, attached to; as, philosophy, philotechnic. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • philo- — prefix meaning loving, fond of, tending to, from Gk. philo , comb. form of philos dear (adj.), friend (n.), from philein to love, of unknown origin. Productive of a great many compounds in ancient Greek …   Etymology dictionary

  • philo — philo·progenitive; philo·samia; …   English syllables

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