Item description for Porphyry Against the Christians (Ancient Mediterranean and Medieval Texts and Contexts, Studi) (Studies in Platonism, Neoplatonism, and the Platonic Tradition) by Robert M. Berchman, Birgit Brandt, Christiane Benz, Gotz Krummheuer, Silke Ladel, Wilson Van Dusen, Glenn Barr & Kevin Nowlan...
This volume is a translation of fragments and testimonia of Porphyry's lost work Against the Christians. The first part of the work examines Author, Title, date of composition, and sources. The second part discusses the structure of Against the Christians. The third part focuses on the religious, philosophical, and cultural background of this text. The fourth section constitutes the translation of the fragments and testimonia of Against the Christians. This work is especially important for historians of religion, philosophy, and Biblical Studies for it is an excellent example of a pagan tradition of scriptural interpretation and criticism of Christianity.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6.75" Height: 9.75" Weight: 1.4 lbs.
Release Date Oct 30, 2005
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004148116 ISBN13 9789004148116
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