Aristobulus of Paneas

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Aristobulus of Paneas (Greek: Ἀριστόβουλος) is the name given to Aristobulus of Alexandria, the Jewish Hellenistic philosopher, in Rufinus' Latin translation of Eusebius' Historia Ecclesiastica (7, 32, 16). It is a wrong translation of the Greek ὁ πάνυ, 'the Great'. In addition, the author here quoted by Eusebius, Anatolius of Laodicea, was mistaken in believing that Aristobulus was one of the 70 priests who translated the Torah into Greek (the Septuagint) during the reign of Ptolemy II Philadelphus.

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