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Origen and the life of the stars : a history of an idea

Author: Alan Scott
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1991.
Series: Oxford early Christian studies.
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Intellectuals in antiquity and into the Middle Ages assumed that the stars were alive, and this had a great impact on philosophy, religion, and science. In the third century AD, Origen's development  Read more...

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Scott, Alan (Alan B.).
Origen and the life of the stars.
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1991
(OCoLC)551588080
Online version:
Scott, Alan (Alan B.).
Origen and the life of the stars.
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1991
(OCoLC)608412110
Named Person: Origen.; Origène; Origen.; Origen.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Scott
ISBN: 0198264623 9780198264620 0198263619 9780198263616
OCLC Number: 22891340
Notes: Revision of the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--Yale University, 1988.
Description: xvi, 189 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Oxford early Christian studies.
Responsibility: Alan Scott.
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