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The Curriculum

Dominic J. O’Meara

in Platonopolis: Platonic Political Philosophy in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199285532
eISBN:
9780191717819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285532.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter discusses the curriculum of texts stipulated in the Late Antique Neoplatonic schools as the material to be studied for the purpose of ascending the scales of virtue and sciences. The ... More


Romans and Goths

Henry Chadwick

in Boethius: The Consolations of Music, Logic, Theology, and Philosophy

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198265498
eISBN:
9780191682896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265498.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Philosophy of Religion

Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius was born into one of the powerful landed families of senatorial rank in fifth-century Italy. Through being taken into Symmachus's household, the young Boethius was ... More


The Neoplatonic School of Athens

in How Philosophers Saved Myths: Allegorical Interpretation and Classical Mythology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226075358
eISBN:
9780226075389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226075389.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter explains the induction of a spiritual genealogy by Proclus of the movement of which he was a part, the Platonic Theology. Here he was required to realize the project of the Neoplatonic ... More


Byzantium and the Pagan Myths

in How Philosophers Saved Myths: Allegorical Interpretation and Classical Mythology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226075358
eISBN:
9780226075389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226075389.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter gives an outline about the obstinately truthful Byzantine society, which is a model of the culture of antiquity. Its fondness did suffer blows from the economic, social, and political ... More


Solomon Ibn Gabirol

David Goldstein

in Hebrew Poems from Spain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113669
eISBN:
9781800340183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113669.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter addresses the poetry of Solomon Ibn Gabirol. Solomon was born in Malaga in 1021 or 1022, and lived the greater part of his life in Saragossa. From his early years, he was crippled by ... More


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