"Carlier's volume is full of detailed attention to issues of etymology and usage (a focus reflected by the helpful inclusion of detailed indices of sources and vocabulary), and these contribute significantly to her discussion. [...] A pleasure to read." (Daniel R. Schwartz, Journal of Jewish Studies LXII/1, Spring 2011, p.167-168)
"[...] this book will have an impact on the scholarly discourse on Philo's works." (Maren Niehoff, in Scripta Classica Israelica 29, 2010, p. 125)
L'Association des Etudes grecques a décerné le prix Théodore Reinach pour ce livre.