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Divination and theurgy in neoplatonism : oracles of the gods / Crystal Addey, University of Andrews, UK.

Crystal Addey

Burlington : Ashgate, [2014]

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  • Title:
    Divination and theurgy in neoplatonism : oracles of the gods / Crystal Addey, University of Andrews, UK.
  • Author: Crystal Addey
  • Subjects: Iamblichus, approximately 250-approximately 330. De mysteriis;
    Porphyry, approximately 234-approximately 305. Pros Anebō; Neoplatonism; Theurgy; Oracles; Mysteries, Religious; Divination;
    Dewey: 203.2
  • Publication Details: Burlington : Ashgate, [2014]
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: Oracles and philosophy -- Oracles, allegory and mystery cults -- Debating oracles: pagan and Christian perspectives -- Debating oracles: Porphyry's letter to Anebo and Iamblichus' De mysteriis -- Divination, rationality and ritual in neoplatonism -- Divination inspiration, possession and contact with the gods in Iamblichus' De mysteriis -- Divination and theurgy in Iamblichus' De mysteriis -- Manifesting the gods: oracles as symbola.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9781409451525 (hbk.) : £50.00; ISBN £75.00; ISBN £75.00; BNB GBB493183; System number: 016856025
  • Notes: Formerly CIP.
    Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-324) and index.
  • Physical Description: xv, 335 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Series: Ashgate studies in philosophy and theology in late antiquity

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