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Iamblichus: On the Mysteries (Writings from the Greco-Roman World) Paperback – 30 Oct 2003

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  • Paperback: 428 pages
  • Publisher: Society of Biblical Literature; Bilingual edition (30 Oct. 2003)
  • Language: English, Greek
  • ISBN-10: 158983058X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1589830585
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 2.4 x 22.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
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It takes a whole team, and several years, to translate work by the Syrian native Iamblichus (250-330), because his writing is neither eloquent nor graceful. They use the Bud text of douard Des Place as a basis for facing pages of Greek and English. The work attempts to combine the teachings of revelation literature with those of Neoplatonism, and t


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