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By Sergei Mariev

Byzantine intellectuals not just had direct entry to Neoplatonic resources within the unique language but in addition, now and then, confirmed a selected curiosity in them. through the Early Byzantine interval Platonism considerably contributed to the improvement of Christian doctrines and, sarcastically, remained a rival international view that was once perceived by way of many Christian thinkers as a major chance to their very own highbrow id. This frustrating courting used to be to turn into much more advanced in the course of the following centuries. Byzantine authors made a variety of makes an attempt to harmonize Neoplatonic doctrines with Christianity in addition to to criticize, refute or even condemn them. The papers assembled during this quantity speak about a couple of particular questions and matters that drew the curiosity of Byzantine students in several classes in the direction of Neoplatonic assets in an try and determine and discover the relevant concerns within the reception of Neoplatonic texts throughout the Byzantine period. this can be the 1st quantity of the sub-series "Byzantinisches Archiv - sequence Philosophica", so one can be devoted to the speedily turning out to be box of analysis in Byzantine philosophical texts.

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