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Proclus' hymns : essays, translations, commentary

Author: R M van den Berg
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2001.
Series: Philosophia antiqua, v. 90.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work studies the hymns composed by the Neoplatonist Proclus in the context of his philosophy. Its main claim is that the hymns should be understood in the context of theurgy, the ritual art adopted by the Neoplatonists in order to obtain mystical experiences.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Berg, R.M. van den (Robbert Maarten), 1970-
Proclus' hymns.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2001
(DLC) 2001043414
(OCoLC)47831618
Named Person: Proclus; Proclus; Proclus; Proclus <Diadochus>
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R M van den Berg
ISBN: 1417507233 9781417507238 9047401034 9789047401032
OCLC Number: 55505487
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 341 pages).
Contents: PREFACE; ABBREVIATIONS; PART ONE: ESSAYS; PART TWO: COMMENTARY; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDICES.
Series Title: Philosophia antiqua, v. 90.
Responsibility: by R.M. van den Berg.

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This book puts the hymns by the Neoplatonist Proclus in the context of his philosophy and offers a detailed commentary together with a new translation of them.  Read more...

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