Ezekiel (2)

Ezekiel a Jewish Greek writer, who lived a century before Christ, is the author of a dramatic poem after the manner of Euripides, on the Deliverance of Israel from Egypt, entitled ἐξαγωγή. Fragments of this poem are preserved in the Praeparatio Evangelica of Eusebius (9:28, 29), and in the Stromata of Clement of Alexandria (1:23, page 414). They are given by Delitzsch in his Zur Geschichte der judischen Poesie (Leipsic, 1836), pages 211-219. The best edition of them, with translation and notes, is by Philippson (Berlin, 1830), entitled Ε᾿ζεκιήλου τοῦ τῶν Ι᾿ουδαϊκῶν τραγῳδιῶν ποιήτου ἐξαγωγή, etc. See Etheridge, Introduction to Hebrew Literature, page 114; Edersheim, History of the Jewish Nation, page 563 sq.; Herzfeld, Gesch. des Volkes Israel, 2:491, 517-519, 579 (Leipsic, 1863); Furst, Bibl. Jud. 1:264; Smith, Dict. of Christ. Biog. s.v.; Jocher, Allgemeines Gelehrten-Lexikon, s.v. (B.P.)

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