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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.

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.
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 Century""""Epilogue""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780813221632 (electronic bk.)
0813221633 (electronic bk.)
9780813221625 (cloth ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 867741861
Additional Format Print version: 9780813221625 0813221625 (DLC) 2013018064 (OCoLC)851255176