Re: [neoplatonism] Re: Contra Christianos
- Le 23 avr. 06, à 06:25, Bradley Skene a écrit :
> Not to belabor poor Berchamn, but reading on in his intro. to *ContraM.C. : That'd be Proclus, Commentary on the Republic, ed. Kroll.
> Christianos*, I found this amazing passage:
> Plotinus left none of his own writings to posterity. What we know of
> teachings are preserved by Prophyry in the Enneads. These are
> compendia of
> oral teachings and lecture notes...The writings themselves lack a
> and grammatical polish... (P. 94)
> The editing is about the worst I have ever seen. 'Seele' is repeatedly
> spelled 'Selle'; French is a language without accents (rationalite,
> the anonymous refutation of Philostratus, *Life of Apollonius*, is
> called *
> Philogelos*. Ibid.s occur with no possible reference. A full list
> would be
> But I have an actual reason for e-mailing.
> On p. 54 Berchman quotes:
> In Hecate's left hip exists the source of virtue, which remains wholly
> within and does not give away its virginity.
> This is attributed to :
> *Remp*. 2.201.10
> without any clear indication of the author. The context seems to
> that this is from Porphyry (hard to tell since Berchman did not use
> edition of the fragments), and I recall reading the passage before,
> cannot quite place it. Does anyone recognize its source?
> Bradley A. Skene
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