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Proclus The elements of theology by Proclus Diadochus

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Published by The Clarendon press in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Neoplatonism.

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Edition Notes

Greek and English on opposite pages.

Statementa revised text with translation, introduction and commentary by E.R. Dodds.
ContributionsDodds, E. R. 1893-
LC ClassificationsPA4400 .l6 1933
The Physical Object
Paginationxivi, 4, 3-340 p.
Number of Pages340
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19242978M
ISBN 100198141602

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The Elements of Theology book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Proclus' Elements of Theology is a concise summa of the Neo /5. Proclus' commentary on the dialogue Timaeus by Plato (d BC), written in the fifth century AD, is arguably the most important commentary on a text of Plato, offering unparalleled insights into eight centuries of Platonic interpretation. It has had an enormous influence on subsequent Plato Brand: Cambridge University Press. The present volume is a reprint of Thomas Taylor's translation of Proclus' "On the Theology of Plato", by far the most exhaustive and complete survey of the theological elements of Plato's teachings. (Proclus' actual Book 7 was lost to history, so Thomas Taylor, the translator and platonist, wrote his own Book 7 (the final book) to fill in. Thus, this quote is Taylor's writing, as what he thought Proclus most likely to have written, to sum up the work.) Pierre brings in the below two paragraphs from Book .