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date: 25 May 2022

Athens, philosophy at 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity
Author(s):
Edward J. WattsEdward J. Watts

*Athens began the Late Antique period as one of the most respected centres of philosophical study in the Roman Empire, a position it maintained into the 6th century. At the same time, Late Antiquity saw dramatic changes to the institutional and doctrinal nature of Athenian philosophical teaching as well as a significant reduction in the variety of philosophical traditions actively taught in the city.... ...

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