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Demetrius the Chronographer
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Demetrius the Chronographer
Demetrius the Chronographer A Jewish author, probably from the third century bc, who wrote in Greek primarily about issues of biblical chronology. His work is often grouped with the Old Testament Pseudepigrapha, since it is nonbiblical Jewish writing from the same period.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Demetrius the Chronographer
DEMETRIUS THE CHRONOGRAPHER. A Jewish historian-exegete who probably flourished in Egypt during the last quarter of the 3d century b.c.e. He composed at least one work, probably entitled On the Kings in Judaea, that appears to have chronicled Jewish history from the time of the patriarchs until the postexilic
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
DEMETRIUS
DEMETRIUS di-mee´tree-uhs [Δημήτριος Dēmētrios]. Demetrius was the name of three Seleucid kings who interacted at one time or another with Judah. 1. Demetrius I Soter (162–150 bce) was the son of Seleucus IV (see SELEUCUS) who succeeded Antiochus V Eupator. The Jewish high priest Alcimus went to Demetrius