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Author Urbano, Arthur P.
Title The philosophical life : biography and the crafting of intellectual identity in late antiquity / Arthur P. Urbano.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : Catholic University of America Press, 2013.

Author Urbano, Arthur P.
Series Patristic Monograph Series ; Volume 21
Patristic monograph series ; no. 21.
Subject Christian biography.
Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600.
Philosophy -- Biography.
Philosophy -- History.
Neoplatonism -- Biography.
Neoplatonism -- History.
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Contents -- Figures -- Abbreviations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Biography as Arena of Philosophical Competition -- 1. The Roots That Remain -- 2. Moses and Pythagoras: Reading the Bios as Philosophical History -- 3. Plotinus and Origen: Biography and the Renewal of Philosophy -- 4. Constantine and Julian: The Politics of Philosophy -- 5. The Cell and the School: Geographical and Social Distance in the Competition for Philosophy -- 6. Macrina and Sosipatra: Beyond Their Nature
7. Syrian Monks and Proclus: Athens at the Periphery and Center of Philosophy in the Fifth CenturyEpilogue -- Bibliography -- Index
ISBN 9780813221632 (electronic bk.)
0813221633 (electronic bk.)
9780813221625 (cloth ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 867741861
Additional Format Print version: 9780813221625 0813221625 (DLC) 2013018064 (OCoLC)851255176