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Darstellung, ii. 200-203. Pauch, De Alexandra Polyhistore,
p. 22 sq. C. IMliller, Fragm. iii. 207 sqq. Vaillant, De historicis,
etc., pp. 74-83. Herzfeld, Gcsch. des VoIIccs Jisracl, iii. 483-486,
574. Cobet in the Aoyio; 'E^.aJjc, i. 170, 171. Ewald, ii. 129.
Freudenthal, Alex. Polyh. pp. 143-174, 215 sqq., 231 sqq.
Lloch, Die Quellcn des Joscphus, p. 60 sqq.

4. Aristeas.

A fragment from the work of one otherwise unknown,
Aristeas nrepl 'lovhalwv, in which tlie history of Job is briefly
related in accordance with the Bible, is given in Euseb.
Praep. ev. ix. 25. The history itself presents nothing worthy
of remark, but the personal accounts both of Job and his
friends are suj)plemented on the ground of other scriptural
material. Thus it is said of Job, that he was formerly called
Jubab, 'Icio^ being evidently identical with 'Ico/Sd^, Gen.
xxxvi. 33. Upon the ground of this identification Job is
then made a descendant of Esau, for Jobab was a son of
Serach (Gen. xxxvi. 33), and the latter a grandson of Esau
(Gen. xxxvi. 10, 13). According indeed to the extract of



§ 33. THE GRAECO-JEWISH LITEKATUEE. 209

Alexander Polyhistor, Aristeas is said to have related that
Esau himself " married Bassara and begot Job of her " {tov
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