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Headword: *)ame/lios
Adler number: alpha,1549
Translated headword: Amelios, Amelius
Vetting Status: high
From Apamea,[1] philosopher, student of Plotinus,[2] teacher of Porphyry, contemporary of Ammonios and Origen.
Greek Original:
*)ame/lios: *)apameu/s, filo/sofos, maqhth\s *plwti/nou, dida/skalos *porfuri/ou, sugxroni/sas *)ammwni/w| kai\ *)wrige/nei.
C3 CE. See generally OCD(4) s.v. 'Amelius (or Amerius) Gentilianus' (p.70).
See also pi 1811, pi 2098, alpha 1640, omega 183.
[1] In Syria; but in fact (Porphyry, Life of Plotinus 7) he came from Etruria, in central Italy.
[2] 246-269.
Keywords: biography; Christianity; chronology; geography; philosophy; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 4 August 2000@21:17:18.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added notes, bibliography, keywords) on 28 February 2001@10:34:41.
Catharine Roth (added cross-references) on 11 June 2002@21:37:41.
Catharine Roth (added keywords) on 5 November 2007@12:32:12.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 13 February 2012@08:18:28.
Catharine Roth (fixed note number) on 10 March 2012@23:04:40.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 30 July 2014@05:14:58.
David Whitehead on 16 June 2015@04:06:54.


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