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The Theology of Arithmetic: Number Symbolism in Platonism and Early Christianity

Joel Kalvesmaki
Format
Book
Published
Washington, D.C. : Center for Hellenic Studies, 2013.
Language
English
Series
Hellenic Studies
ISBN
9780674073302 (alk. paper), 0674073304 (alk. paper)
Contents
  • Generating the world of numbers : Pythagorean and Platonist number symbolism in the first century
  • The rise of early Christian theology of arithmetic : the Valentinians
  • The apogee of Valentinian number symbolism : Marcus "Magus"
  • Alternate paths in early Christian theology of arithmetic : Monoïmus and the Paraphrase of the "Apophasis megale"
  • The orthodox limits of the theology of arithmetic : Irenaeus of Lyons
  • The orthodox possibilities of the theology of arithmetic : Clement of Alexandria
  • How the early Christian theology of arithmetic shaped Neo-Platonism and late antique Christianity
  • Excursus A. One versus one : the differentiation between hen and monad in Hellenistic and late antique philosophy
  • Excursus B. The Pythagorean symbol of the ????α??ú?
  • Excursus C. The dyadic character of A Valentian exposition
  • Appendix. Greek texts.
Description
vi, 231 pages : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Statement
Hellenic studies ; 59
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