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Synesius Of Cyrene

His Life And Writings

by J. C. Nicol

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10566798M
    ISBN 100548219575
    ISBN 109780548219577

    This essay about Synesius of Cyrene is written by James Carpenter Nicol, a fellow of Trinity Hall, Cambridge University. It obtained the Hulsean Prize (e stablished by John Hulse in ) for the year and was published by E. Johnson of Cambridge in In it was reprinted by Kessinger Publishing, which specializes in reprints of scarce and hard-to-find : Torben Retboll. Letters of Synesius Essays and Hymns The following works have been taken from the two-volume set of Letters; Essays and Hymns of Synesius translated by A. Fitzgerald. They were published by Oxford University Press in and Synesius was a .

    This book contains an essay about Synesius of Cyrene written by J. C. Nicol, a fellow of Trinity Hall, Cambridge University. It obtained the Hulsean Prize (established by John Hulse in ) for the year and was published by E. Johnson of Cambridge in /5(3).   The Paperback of the Synesius of Cyrene: Philosopher-Bishop by Jay Bregman at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be : Jay Bregman.

      Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.   Finally, Synesius obtained an audience and delivered his famous oration "On Kingship". He left Constantinople in According to some authorities before, and according to others after, the mission to Constantinople, Synesius visited Athens. He had described the visit in two letters [54 and ] to his brother, Euoptius.


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Synesius Of Cyrene: His Life And Writings [Nicol, J. C.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Synesius Of Cyrene: His Life And Writings4/5(3). On Dreams (Paperback or Softback) by Synesius (of Cyrene, Bishop Of Ptolemais and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Other articles where Synesius of Cyrene is discussed: mystery religion: Mystery religions and Christianity: the pagan writer and philosopher Synesius.

The people of Cyrene selected him as the most able man of the city to be their bishop, and he was able to accept the election without sacrificing his intellectual honesty. In his pagan period he wrote hymns that closely follow the. Synesius of Cyrene (cc) was a Neo-Platonic philosopher who became bishop of Ptolemais in the Cyrenaica.

He left behind a small corpus of texts that offer much information about daily life in Late Antiquity, and about the Christianization of the Roman world. About the Book.

The conflict of religions during the Christianization of the Greco-Roman aristocracy in Late Antiquity is typified by Synesius (ca. A.D. /70–?), an old-fashioned pagan Neoplatonist who studied under Hypatia at Alexandria, yet who in A.D.

became the Christian bishop of Ptolemais in Libya. Synesius of Cyrene (cc) was a Neo-Platonic philosopher who became bishop of Ptolemais in the left behind a small corpus of texts that offer much information about daily life in Late Antiquity, and about the christianization of the Roman world.

The True Book of the learned Greek Abbot Synesius Taken out of the Emperor's Library Synesius of Cyrene was the Bishop of Ptolomais, a neo-Platonist. Synesius of Cyrene (dreams) Synesius of Cyrene was a fifth-century Greek convert to Christianity who eventually became a bishop of the Church.

He wrote a relatively short work, On Dreams, that was perhaps the best book of its kind to be written by one of the church us had a high opinion of dreams, reputedly even receiving editorial assistance during sleep.

The essays and hymns of Synesius of Cyrene, including the Address to the Emperor Arcadius and the political speeches: Translated into English. Synesius, On dreams, preface [0] [] It is an old tradition, I think, and quite in the manner of Plato, to conceal the profound thoughts of philosophy behind the mask of some lighter treatment, that thereby whatsoever has been acquired with difficulty shall not be again lost to men, nor shall such matters be contaminated by lying exposed to the approach of the profane.

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Princeton University Library One Washington Road, Princeton, New Jersey USA phone | fax. British historian Alice Gardner presents the life of Synesius of Cyrene, as illustrated by his letters and other writings.

Beginning with Synesius’ birth and education, Gardner paints a portrait of this early Church Father as a patriot, a country gentleman, a philosopher, a working bishop, and a champion of the church. She outlines his final days, and also includes two hymns by Synesius. Synesius, of Cyrene, Bishop of Ptolemais.

Essays and hymns of Synesius of Cyrene. London, Oxford University Press, H. Milford, (OCoLC) Online version: Synesius, of Cyrene, Bishop of Ptolemais.

Essays and hymns of Synesius of Cyrene. London, Oxford University Press, H. Milford, (OCoLC) Named Person. Synesius (2), bp. of Ptolemais in the Libyan Pentapolis, early in 5th cent. A treatise by H. Druon, Etudes sur la vie et les œuvres de Synesius (Paris, ), gives valuable information respecting the chronological arrangement of Synesius's writings, especially the letters; another by Dr.

Volkmann, Synesius von Cyrene (Berlin, ), is a well-written treatise, but not so elaborate. Cyrene (/ s aɪ ˈ r iː n iː /; Ancient Greek: Κυρήνη, romanized: Kyrēnē) was an ancient Greek and later Roman city near present-day Shahhat, was the oldest and most important of the five Greek cities in the region.

It gave eastern Libya the classical name Cyrenaica that it has retained to modern times. Located nearby is the ancient Necropolis of ated: (6th session). Bishop of Ptolomais, neo-Platonist, date of birth uncertain; d. about He was a younger son of an ancient family of Cyrene which traced its descent from the Hieracleidæ, the mythical founders of the city.

Synesius pursued his higher studies at Alexandria, where he became a devoted disciple of the famous Hypatia, to whom several of his letters are addressed and for whom he. Synesius of Cyrene (Paperback) Philosopher-Bishop (Transformation of the Classical Heritage #2) By Jay Bregman.

University of California Press,pp. The Essays and Hymns of Synesius of Cyrene: Including the Address to the Emperor Arcadius and the Political Speeches, Volume 1 Synesius (of Cyrene, Bishop of Ptolemais.) Oxford University Press, H.

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