Hierocles of Alexandria

Hierocles of Alexandria

Author: Hermann Sadun Schibli

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 0199249210

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 419

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Hierocles of Alexandria was a Neoplatonic philosopher of the fifth century AD. Hermann S. Schibli surveys his life, writings, and pagan and Christian surroundings, and succinctly examines the major points of his philosophy, both contemplative and practical. He includes the first modern English translations, with helpful notes, of Hierocles' Commentary on the Golden Verses of the Pythagoreans and of the remnants of his treatise On Providence.
Hierocles of Alexandria
Language: en
Pages: 419
Authors: Hermann Sadun Schibli
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

Hierocles of Alexandria was a Neoplatonic philosopher of the fifth century AD. Hermann S. Schibli surveys his life, writings, and pagan and Christian surroundings, and succinctly examines the major points of his philosophy, both contemplative and practical. He includes the first modern English translations, with helpful notes, of Hierocles' Commentary
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Pages: 179
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Language: de
Pages: 524
Authors: Thomas Leinkauf, Carlos G. Steel
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Leuven University Press

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