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2905Re: [neoplatonism] Re: Proclus' Theology of Plato - a seventh book?

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  • Curt Steinmetz
    Dec 7, 2009
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      Omigods -- what great material for a historical novel and/or HBO series!

      Curt

      Tim Addey wrote:
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      > Taylor had some connections through which some genuine information
      > regarding the library of the French King could have been gathered: the
      > Marquis de Valady was his guest for three or four months druing 1788 - a
      > guest who saw himself as Taylor's pupil. The Marquis was a Pythagorean
      > and a supporter of the revolution - as an officer in the Gardes
      > Francaises (responsible for guarding the Royal Family) he refused to
      > follow the kings orders to fire on the populace during the first clashes
      > of the revolution, and having thus earned the King's displeasure he left
      > France to travel to England. He eventually returned to France and
      > despite his liberal and revolutionary principles - or perhaps because of
      > them - was executed.during the reign of terror in 1793. A lesson to us all.
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      > Tim
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