Sopater


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Sopater

(sŏp`ətər), in the New Testament, companion of St. Paul. Acts 20.4. He is possibly the same as SosipaterSosipater
, in the New Testament, Christian at Corinth. Rom. 16.21. He is probably the same as Sopater.
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The second section investigates the implementation of this theory into practice with the help of Iamblichus's Letter to Sopater.
148) Furthermore, we should not forget that, besides Lactantius, one of Constantine's favorite advisers was the Neoplatonist Sopater of Apamea, the disciple and successor of Iamblichus who had opened the doors of Greek philosophy to the Egyptian mysteries and Hermetic speculations.