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Death and myth (Aesculapius)

Concerning the myth of  or Aesculapius or Asclepios, the Greek god of the medical arts, there is a fundamental idea underlying it and many other myths (like those of Cassandra, Sisyphus, Cassiopeia, etc. – well related, for example, in ‘La … Continue reading

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Plotinus, Porphyry, (Apollo)

The following (in part) are the words that the god Apollo declaimed when consulted at his Oracle about the merits and person of Plotinus, that exalted philosopher and mystic, only comparable to Plato himself (no to mention Socrates). This was … Continue reading

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