Philoponus sentence example

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  • The development of this line of thought led in some thinkers like John Philoponus to a kind of tritheism.
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  • There arrived besides by the same channel the glosses of Theophrastus, of Simplicius, of Alexander of Aphrodisias, of Philoponus, annotated in the same sense by the same hands.
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  • He taught at Alexandria, and had among his scholars Asclepius, John Philoponus, Damascius and Simplicius.
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  • A life of Aristotle, ascribed to Ammonius, but with more accuracy to John Philoponus, is often prefixed to editions of Aristotle.
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  • The surname Grammaticus he assumed in virtue of his lectures on language and literature; that of Philoponus owing to the large number of treatises he composed.
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  • To Philoponus are attributed a large number of works on theology and philosophy.
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  • It was perhaps this Philoponus who tried to save the Alexandrian library from the caliph Omar after Amu's victory in 639.
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  • They seem to have embodied the lectures of Ammonius with additions by Philoponus, and are remarkable rather for elaborate care than for originality and insight.
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  • It was in this spirit that Porphyry, Themistius and Joannes Philoponus composed their commentaries on the treatises of the Peripatetic system which, modified often unconsciously by the dominant ideas of its expositors, became in the 6th and 7th centuries the philosophy of the Eastern Church.
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  • Christ with the Institutio theologica, was answered by Joannes Philoponus (7th century) in his De aeternitate mundi.
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