Jamblichus

Jamblichus:

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, d. c.330, Syrian philosopher, a leading exponent of Neoplatonism. A pupil of Porphyry, he was deeply impressed by the doctrines of Plotinus. In his own teachings he combined with Plato's ideas many of those of Pythagoras and much that was mystical and even magical,
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References in classic literature ?
Things more excellent than every image," says Jamblichus, "are expressed through images.
Narbonne, who reveals Jamblichus in his de Mysteriis to have utilized the Enneads (6.
In 1489, on the occasion of Giovanni's appointment as cardinal, Marsilio Ficino (1433-99) dedicated his Latin translation of Jamblichus, De Mysteriis (finally printed in 1497), to the youthful prelate.