Porphyry Further Reading - Essay

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Further Reading

(Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism)

CRITICISM

Casey, P. M. “Porphyry and the Origin of the Book of Daniel.The Journal of Theological Studies 27 n.s., (1976): 15-33.

Examines the exegetical tradition used by Porphyry in his work contesting the traditional date of the biblical Book of Daniel.

Clark, Gillian. “Philosophic Lives and the Philosophic Life: Porphyry and Iamblichus.” In Greek Biography and the Panegyric in Late Antiquity, edited by Tomas Hägg and Philip Roussea, with the assistance of Christian Hogel, pp. 52-71. Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 2000.

Claims that Porphyry did not misinterpret Aristotle's...

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