Damascius sentence example

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  • The D'mutha of Mana is the Damkina, the wife of Ea, mentioned by Damascius as zavKi 7, wife of 'Aen.
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  • The disciples of Proclus are not eminent (Marinus, Asclepiodotus, Ammonius, Zenodotus, Isidorus, Hegias, Damascius).
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  • The last president of the Athenian school was Damascius (q.v.).
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  • 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.
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  • He taught at Alexandria, and had among his scholars Asclepius, John Philoponus, Damascius and Simplicius.
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  • 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.
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  • It is believed that Damascius settled in Alexandria and there devoted himself to the writing of his works.
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  • Interesting as Damascius is in himself, he is still moreinteresting as the last in the long succession of Greek philosophers.
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  • Leveque, "Damascius" (Journal des savants, February 1891).
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  • Little is known of him except that he was one of those who accompanied Damascius to the Persian court when Justinian closed the schools in Athens in 529.
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  • Suidas, misled by an incomplete excerpt in Photius from the life of Isidorus (the Neoplatonist) by Damascius, states that Hypatia was the wife of Isidorus; but this is chronologically impossible, since Isidorus could not have been born before 434 (see Hoche in Philologus).
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