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Platonismus und spätägyptische Religion

Plutarch und die Ägyptenrezeption in der römischen Kaiserzeit

[Platonism and Late Egyptian Religion: Plutarch and the Reception of Egypt during the Late Roman Empire]

Ed. by Erler, Michael / Stadler, Martin Andreas

Series:Beiträge zur Altertumskunde 364

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    August 2017
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    Aims and Scope

    This volume examines the reception of Egypt during the Late Roman Empire from the perspectives of classical philology, ancient studies, and Egyptology. It focuses on Plutarch’s De Iside et Osiride, as viewed in a broad contemporary, literary, and religious-historical context. It includes consideration of other authors who wrote about Egyptian religion, such as Iamblichus, Porphyrios, and Aelius Aristides.


    vi, 335 pages
    German, English
    Type of Publication:
    Plutarch; Ancient Egyptian religion; Platonism
    Scholars of Egyptology, Classical Philology, History of Philosophy, History of Religion

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    Michael Erler and Martin Andreas Stadler, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Germany.

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