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Plato and Aristotle in Agreement?: Platonists on Aristotle from Antiochus to Porphyry

George E. Karamanolis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199264568
eISBN:
9780191603990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199264562.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This book breaks new ground in the study of later ancient philosophy by examining the interplay of the two main schools of thought, Platonism and Aristotelianism, from the first century BC to the ... More


Antiochus of Ascalon

George E. Karamanolis

in Plato and Aristotle in Agreement?: Platonists on Aristotle from Antiochus to Porphyry

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199264568
eISBN:
9780191603990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199264562.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter begins with a discussion of Antiochus’ debate with Philo of Larissa. It then analyses Antiochus’ thesis on the philosophies of Plato, Aristotle, and the Stoics. According to Antiochus, ... More


Foreign Elites at Rome

G. W. Bowersock

in Flavius Josephus and Flavian Rome

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199262120
eISBN:
9780191718533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199262120.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter looks at Josephus’ literary career in Rome as part of a larger trend, which involved an increasing imperial interest in luring members of the foreign elite to the city within the context ... More


Scripture Intersecting History: Mark's Eschatology

Marie Noonan Sabin

in Reopening the Word: Reading Mark as Theology in the Context of Early Judaism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195143591
eISBN:
9780199834600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195143590.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Sabin challenges the idea that the eschatology of Mark 13 warrants calling it “The Little Apocalypse,” showing how its outer frame begins with Jesus’ prediction of the destruction of the Temple, but ... More


The Platonic Origins Of Stoic Theology

Francesco Ademollo

in Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Volume 43

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199666164
eISBN:
9780191751936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199666164.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This article investigates what the Stoic doctrine of the two principles, God and matter, owes to Plato. It engages with recent scholarly views to the effect that the Stoics were influenced by Old ... More


Introduction

Jacqueline Feke

in Ptolemy's Philosophy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179582
eISBN:
9780691184036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179582.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. It begins with a brief discussion of the life and work of Claudius Ptolemy, and how his contributions in philosophy have been ... More


Stoic Themes in Peripatetic Sources?

Inna Kupreeva

in God and Cosmos in Stoicism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199556144
eISBN:
9780191720864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556144.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter presents a brief preliminary survey of several texts which might suggest a close affinity between the Peripatetic and Stoic doctrines of principles. The goal is to see to what extent ... More


The Age of Synthesis

R. J. Hankinson

in Cause and Explanation in Ancient Greek Thought

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246564
eISBN:
9780191597572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246564.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

In this chapter, Hankinson discusses the origins of syncretism, or the growing convergence of Platonism, Aristotelianism, and Stoicism, focusing mainly on the Old Academy Platonists Speusippus and ... More


Antiochus: The Intuitive View

Julia Annas

in The Morality of Happiness

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195096521
eISBN:
9780199833061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195096525.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Antiochus’ is a hybrid theory, seeking convergence between Aristotelian and Stoic accounts of nature. He aims to retain the Stoic developmental account of virtue as the culmination of a natural ... More


Excursus: The Esoteric Quartering, a Lost Helicoidal Model of Lunar Motion, and the Origin of the ‘Winds’ and ‘Steps’ of the Moon. The Identity of ‘Antiochus the Athenian’

ROGER BECK

in The Religion of the Mithras Cult in the Roman Empire: Mysteries of the Unconquered Sun

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199216130
eISBN:
9780191712128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216130.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter is an ‘Excursus’ that addresses certain matters in the history of ancient astronomy and astrology, and that were prompted by Mithraism's ‘esoteric quartering’ of the zodiac. Matters ... More


Aristotle’s Case Against the Sufficiency Thesis

Daniel C. Russell

in Happiness for Humans

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199583683
eISBN:
9780191745713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583683.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter begins the examination of the ancient debate over the sufficiency of virtuous activity for happiness, starting with Aristotle and his ancient successors. Although Aristotle is often ... More


Platonism in the ‘Middle’

Lloyd P. Gerson

in From Plato to Platonism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452413
eISBN:
9780801469183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452413.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter attempts to delineate the nature of Middle Platonism by exploring the doctrines of the soi-disants followers of Plato assuming their common commitment to Ur-Platonism (UP), as the ... More


The Diachronic Libels and Accusations (B): The Seleucid Court Scribe(s) and the Blood Libel

Bezalel Bar-Kochva

in The Image of the Jews in Greek Literature: The Hellenistic Period

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520253360
eISBN:
9780520943636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253360.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter introduces the blood libel, a term that usually means a slander concerning any kind of ritual murder, and is concerned with the Hellenistic blood libel accused by Antiochus Epiphanes ... More


Bigger from a Distance: Appian on Antiochus ‘the Great’

Luke Pitcher

in Fame and Infamy: Essays on Characterization in Greek and Roman Biography and Historiography

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199662326
eISBN:
9780191799174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662326.003.0020
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the depiction of Antiochus III, the Seleucid king of Syria at the end of the third century BC, in the Syriake, a book of the history of Rome written by Appian of Alexandria in ... More


Understanding Elites’ Religious Behaviors in the Middle Roman Republic

Craige B. Champion

in The Peace of the Gods: Elite Religious Practices in the Middle Roman Republic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174853
eISBN:
9781400885152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174853.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses some theoretical positions and methodologies in order to elucidate the religious behaviors of republican elites in the Middle Roman Republic. Using the psychological theory of ... More


Hannibal in Exile (195–183)

Dexter Hoyos

in Hannibal: Rome's Greatest Enemy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781904675464
eISBN:
9781781385432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675464.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter narrates Hannibal's years, first as an honoured—yet sidelined—military adviser to the Seleucid Great King of the East, Antiochus III, until Antiochus lost his unwise war with Rome and ... More


The Creation of ‘Material Complexity’

Philip Kay

in Rome's Economic Revolution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199681549
eISBN:
9780191765018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681549.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

The physical manifestation of Rome’s monetary expansion was in building and construction. After its defeat of Antiochus III, there was a remarkable period of expenditure on infrastructure. In ... More


Nebuchadnezzar: History, Memory, and Myth-Making in the Persian Period

Jonathan Stökl

in Remembering Biblical Figures in the Late Persian and Early Hellenistic Periods: Social Memory and Imagination

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199664160
eISBN:
9780191748462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664160.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

Nebuchadnezzar is the iconic king of Babylon. This article follows traditions ascribed to this King in the Hebrew Bible and other ancient Near Eastern texts and shows how some of them originated with ... More


Rome, the Fall of Macedon and the Sack of Corinth

Peter Derow, Andrew Erskine, and Josephine Crawley Quinn

in Rome, Polybius, and the East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199640904
eISBN:
9780191804670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199640904.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the nature of the Roman settlement of Greece in 167 BC which abolished the kingdom of Macedonia by focusing on the defeat of Antiochus and the Peace of Apamea (188). It first ... More


Historical Explanation: Polybius and his Predecessors1

Peter Derow, Andrew Erskine, and Josephine Crawley Quinn

in Rome, Polybius, and the East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199640904
eISBN:
9780191804670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199640904.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on one of the essential features of Polybius's approach to history: the need to find explanations. It begins with an overview of Greek historiography, focusing on the work of ... More


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