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Philosophic Lives and the Philosophic Life: Porphyry and lamblichus

Gillian Clark

in Greek Biography and Panegyric in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223882
eISBN:
9780520925052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223882.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the philosophic biography of Platonist philosophers Porphyry and Iamblichus. It provides commentaries on some of the biographical works of these philosophers including ... More


Personal Legacy and Scholastic Identity

Edward J. Watts

in Riot in Alexandria: Tradition and Group Dynamics in Late Antique Pagan and Christian Communities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262072
eISBN:
9780520945623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262072.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter discusses the importance of historical traditions within a range of ancient intellectual environments. Beginning with Plato's Academy in the fourth century bc and ending with the schools ... More


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