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There were Epicureans in Judea, as we learn mostly, or entirely, from their opponents. As it turns out, Epicurus' name has the distinction of being the only1 philosopher named in the Mishnah (Avot 2:14), used to refer to a member of the school. Henry Fischel (Rabbinic literature and Greco-Roman philosophy pp. 2-3) lists the following evidence for ...


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