Guide to Clement of Alexandria (late second century CE)

Citation with stable link: Philip A. Harland, 'Guide to Clement of Alexandria (late second century CE),' Ethnic Relations and Migration in the Ancient World, last modified May 17, 2024,

This post is a guide for reading through Clement of Alexandria’s (late second century CE) ethnographic passages on this website:

Exhortation to the Greeks:

  • Scythians (link)
  • Egyptians (link)
  • Taurians and Greek human sacrifice (link)
  • Persian Magians and Scythians (link)
  • Barbarian and Hebrew / Judean wisdom (link)


  • Barbarian and Hebrew philosophy (link)
  • Indians, including Brahmans and followers of the Buddha (link)

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