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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6) Photius describes the biography of Epaminondas as being the basis for part of Book XI of the Various Extracts written by the fourth-century philosopher Sopater.
See Suda, 848, which is unclear if this Sopater comes from Apamea (and so might be the same Sopater who had trouble under Constantine), or from Alexandria.
The second section investigates the implementation of this theory into practice with the help of Iamblichus's Letter to Sopater.
No ignoro que los helenos dicen que Constantino, tras haber ordenado la muerte de algunos parientes cercanos, y especialmente de su hijo Crispo ([TEXTO IRREPRODUCIBLE EN ASCII]), se arrepintio de sus perversas acciones y consulto al filosofo Sopater, jefe de la escuela de Plotino, sobre la forma de purificarse; este le habria declarado sin embargo que no habia purificacion posible para tales crimenes.
Lucas enuncia los nombres de varios de tales politarcas, entre esos nombres hay algunos identicos a los convertidos por Pablo: Sopater, Gayo, Segundo.
Unfortunately, there is not enough left of Posidonius to fill up a whole book, so Freeman has cited whatever other philosophers, historians, geographers, playwrights, and gadabouts had to say about the Celts, from Plato and Aristotle to Herodotus, Xenophon, Sopater, Strabo, Livy, Tacitus, Cicero, and the Rubicon-crosser himself, Julius Caesar, who took notes even as he was carving Gaul up into as many parts as his Legionnaires could handle.
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.
In the fourth chapter, many readers will have their first encounter with Sopater and Syrianus, and all readers will take pleasure in the renderings of declamations by Aristides, Lucian, and, Libanius.
Does Libanius thinks also of the philosopher Sopater (the father of one of our sophist's friends), first exalted, next sentenced to death?
I will show that certain passages have a similarity of approach and style to the commentaries on Hermogenes of Syrianus, Sopater and Marcellinus the orator,(12) and may well owe a certain amount to Marcellinus the orator himself.
The expression [Greek Words Omitted] has some parallels in Hermogenes and in the scholia Ad Hermogenem of Syrian, Sopater and Marcellinus; these will be discussed in the section on the sources.
Ablabius,(9) and Sopater the son of the homonymous neoplatonist philosopher executed on Ablabius' orders,(10) Libanius must have had inside information about two principal figures in the latter part of Constantine's reign.