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Headword: Ἰάμβλιχος
Adler number: iota,27
Translated headword: Iamblichus, Iamblichos
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Another [Iamblichus],[1] from Chalcis in Syria;[2] philosopher, student of the philosopher Porphyry, [himself] a student of Plotinus,[3] lived in the time of the emperor Constantine.[4] He wrote diverse philosophical books.
Greek Original:
Ἰάμβλιχος ἕτερος, Χαλκίδος τῆς Συρίας, φιλόσοφος, μαθητὴς Πορφυρίου τοῦ φιλοσόφου, τοῦ Πλωτίνου, γεγονὼς κατὰ τοὺς χρόνους Κωνσταντίνου τοῦ βασιλέως. ἔγραψε βιβλία φιλόσοφα διάφορα.
Notes:
c.245-c.325; OCD(4) s.v. Iamblichus(2).
[1] For the first, see iota 26.
[2] Barrington Atlas map 68 grid C2 (Chalcis ad Belum, in Coele Syria); present-day Qinnesrin.
[3] But see pi 1811 and pi 2098, where Amelius (alpha 1549) intervenes in this sequence.
[4] Given his dates (above), this must be Constantine I.
Keywords: biography; chronology; geography; philosophy
Translated by: Akihiko Watanabe on 4 January 2000@20:09:00.
Vetted by:
Joseph L. Rife ((cosmetic changes, note)) on 10 September 2001@04:00:34.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; added bibliography; cosmetics) on 12 September 2001@03:50:13.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 30 November 2005@01:03:57.
David Whitehead (another note; tweaking) on 8 January 2013@05:05:39.
David Whitehead on 4 August 2014@03:28:19.
Catharine Roth (typo) on 25 December 2018@01:19:48.

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