The D'mutha of Mana is the Damkina, the wife of Ea, mentioned by Damascius as zavKi 7, wife of 'Aen.
10) and Mochus and Endemus (in Damascius, De primis principiis, c. 125).
This school ended under Damascius when Justinian closed the Athenian schools (A.D.
The last president of the Athenian school was Damascius (q.v.).
When Justinian issued the edict for the suppression of the school, Damascius along with Simplicius (the painstaking commentator on Aristotle) and five other Neoplatonists set out to make a home in Persia.
He taught at Alexandria, and had among his scholars Asclepius, John Philoponus, Damascius and Simplicius.
The one, of Sidonian origin, is pre served by Damascius .(de prim.
DAMASCIUS, the last of the Neoplatonists, was born in Damascus about A.D.
In 52 9 Justinian closed the school, and Damascius with six of his colleagues sought an asylum, probably in 532, at the court of Chosroes I., king of Persia.
It is believed that Damascius settled in Alexandria and there devoted himself to the writing of his works.
Interesting as Damascius is in himself, he is still moreinteresting as the last in the long succession of Greek philosophers.
Ruelle, Le Philosophe Damascius (1861); Ch.
Leveque, "Damascius" (Journal des savants, February 1891).
SIMPLICIUS, a native of Cilicia, a disciple of Ammonius and of Damascius, was one of the last of the Neoplatonists.
529, the school of philosophy at Athens was disendowed and the teaching of philosophy forbidden, the scholars Damascius, Simplicius, Priscianus and four others resolved in 531 or 532 to seek the protection of Chosroes, king of Persia, but, though they received a hearty welcome, they found themselves unable to endure a continued residence amongst barbarians.
He was misled by an incomplete excerpt in the history book.