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An account of the life of Apollonius Tyaneus

Louis SГ©bastien Le Nain de Tillemont

An account of the life of Apollonius Tyaneus

By M. Le Nain de Tillemont. Translated out of French. To which are added, some observations upon Apollonius.

by Louis SГ©bastien Le Nain de Tillemont

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Published by printed for S. Smith and B. Walford in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[2],xxiv,[8],88p.
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22407829M

The Life of Apollonius of Tyana. London, Blount, C. The Two First Books of Philostratus, Concerning the Life of Apollonius Tyaneus. London, Conybeare, F. C. The Life of Apollonius of Tyana, the Epistles of Apollonius and the Treatise of Eusebius. Loeb Classical Library, Eells, Charles P. Life and Times of Apollonius of Tyana. Apollonius Tyaneus vel Tyanensis (floruit primo saeculo) fuit philosophus et magus Graecus. Fontes. Philostratus, Vita Apollonii Tyanei; Haec stipula ad biographiam spectat., si potes!.

Apollonius of Perga (Greek: Ἀπολλώνιος ὁ Περγαῖος; Latin: Apollonius Pergaeus; late 3rd – early 2nd centuries BC) was a Greek geometer and astronomer known for his theories on the topic of conic ing from the theories of Euclid and Archimedes on the topic, he brought them to the state they were in just before the invention of analytic geometry. The life of Apollonius of Tyana, The Epistles of Apollonius and the Treatise of Eusebius by Flavius Philostratus (Book) 4 editions published between and in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

Apollonius of Tyana was an influential Greek philosopher and teacher who influenced science and occultism well after his death. Apollonius’ Life and Travels At 16, he joined the Pythagorean movement and rejected drinking wine, marriage, eating meat, and animal sacrifice to the gods. By far the most detailed source is the Life of Apollonius of Tyana, a lengthy, novelistic biography written by the sophist Philostratus at the request of empress Julia Domna. Philostratus’ account shaped the image of Apollonius for posterity and still dominates discussions about him in our times.


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An account of the life of Apollonius Tyaneus by Louis SГ©bastien Le Nain de Tillemont Download PDF EPUB FB2

An Account of the Life of Apollonius Tyaneus. To which are added, Some Observations upon Apollonius. First edition in English of this life of the controversial Greek philosopher, mystic and alchemist.

Apollonius of Tyana was "a Greek philosopher of the Neo-Pythagorean school, born a few years before the Christian era. Account of the life of Apollonius Tyaneus. London, Printed for S.

Smith and B. Walford, (OCoLC) Named Person: Apollonius, of Tyana.; Apollonius, of Tyana. Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Louis-Sébastien Le Nain de Tillemont; Robert Jenkin.

About this Book Catalog Record Details. An account of the life of Apollonius Tyaneus. By M. Le Nain de Le Nain de Tillemont, Louis-Sébastien, View full. In the Life of Apollonius, the Athenian author Philostratus, a sophist who lived from c to c, tells the story of Apollonius of Tyana, a charismatic teacher and miracle worker from the first century CE who belonged to the school of Pythagoras.

(A summary can be found here.)Cited by: Apollonius was both an historical figure who is cross-referenced in contemporary documents, and a legendary 'Pagan Christ' with all the trimmings.

The 3rd century Emperor Alexander Severus revered Apollonius of Tyana, Christ, Abraham, Orpheus, and Alexander the Great in his private shrine.

The book extensively describes the alleged travels of Apollonius to Italy, Hispania, Nubia, Mesopotamia and India. Some scholars view it as fiction, and contend that Apollonius probably never reached any of these countries, but spent his entire life in the East of the Roman Empire.

Information on Life of Apollonius of Tyana by Philostratus Apollonius lived in the second half of the first century. Philostratus wrote his biography of Apollonius in approximately CE.

Apollonius seems to have been some combination of philosopher and magician, although Philostratus shows distaste for the latter aspect of Apollonius' life. Of books distinctly dedicated to the subject the works of the Abbé Dupin [L’Histoire d’Apollone de Tyane convaincue de Fausseté et d’Imposture (Paris ).] and of de Tillemont [An Account of the Life of Apollonius Tyaneus (London ), tr out of the French, from vol ii, of Lenain de Tillemont’s Histoire des Empereurs (Second.

Apollonius Tyaneus was the most remarkable character of that period, and witnessed the reign of a dozen Roman emperors. Before his birth, Proteus, an Egyptian god, appeared to his mother and announced that he was to be incarnated in the coming child.

Following the directions given her in a dream, she went to a meadow to gather flowers. In the Life of Apollonius, the Athenian author Philostratus, a sophist who lived from. Complete Edition This is the lively account of the many miracles wrought by Apollonius as well as his journeys to Egypt and India and finally his showdown with the Emperor of Rome.

It is also a philosophical and religious work that for a long time rivalled Christianity and Jesus Christ/5. An Account of the Life of Apollonius Tyaneus, ISBNISBNLike New Used, Free shipping in the US Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing.

Shipping and handlingSeller Rating: % positive. Chapters 23ff contain an account of their three-day stay with the Indian philosopher king Phraotes, who tells Apollonius about the place where the Indian sages live (). Apollonius discusses dream divination with the king ( - 37) and advises him on a legal dispute ().

The life of Apollonius of Tyana, Unknown Binding – January 1, by Philostratus (Author)/5(17). Philostratus' Life of Apollonius. The longest and most important source on the life of Apollonius is a vie romancée by the Athenian author Philostratus (cc CE). It describes the sage of Tyana s a superhuman, neo-Pythagorean philosopher who tried to reform cultic practices in modern Greece, Turkey, and Syria.

Book two Book 2. Apollonius' journey to India with a group of companions. The "Caucasus" (Hindu Kush) Drive away a hobgoblin Apollonius and Damis discuss spiritual life. An account of the life of Apollonius Tyaneus. By Louis-Sébastien Le Nain de Tillemont and Abstract. Preface and Observations upon the life of Apollonius, by R.

from v. 2 of the author's Histoire des empereurs qui ont régné durant les six premiers siècles de l' of access: Internet.

By far the most detailed source is the Life of Apollonius of Tyana, a lengthy, novelistic biography written by the sophist Philostratus at the request of empress Julia Domna.

Philostratus’ account shaped the image of Apollonius for posterity and still dominates discussions about him in our : Flavius Philostratus.

It was "THE LIFE OF APOLLONIUS OF TYANA", by his biographer, Philostratus. The book was secretly carried to the Near East for safety and for over a thousand years it was preserved among the Arabians, in spite of all efforts of the crusaders -- in the interest of the Papacy -- to destroy it.

The Life of Apollonius of Tyana was written no earlier than AD This is over years after Apollonius lived - twice as long as the time between the life of Jesus and the latest proposed date for the first Gospel writing (75 AD) and four times longer than the earliest proposed time (50 AD).

The author, Philostratus, was born around AD. Apollonius Tyaneus and Simon Magus Posted on April 8, July 9, Author admin In the “ History of the Christian Religion to the year two hundred,” by Charles B.

Waite, A.M., announced and reviewed in the Banner of Light (Boston), we find portions of the work relating to the great thaumaturgist of the second century A.D.

Forced to flee for his life, Apollonius plunges from adventure to adventure, until incredible reunions and transports of joy bring the tale to a conventional happy ending.

The translators' Introduction gives an account of the use of the Apollonius material in Old French, Provençal, Anglo-Saxon, German, and other literatures, as well as tracing Author: Raymond L. Grismer, Elizabeth Atkins.The two first books of Philostratus, concerning the life of Apollonius Tyaneus written originally in Greek, and now published in English: together with philological notes upon each chapter / by Charles Blount, Gent.

Publication info: Ann Arbor, MI ; Oxford (UK):: Text Creation Partnership, (EEBO-TCP Phase 1). Rights/Permissions. He is probably one of the models for the syncretistic figure of Christ, many anecdotes in the life story of Apollonius are duplicated in that of Jesus.

No writings of Apollonius survive, but his detailed life story was assembled from the records of his friends and associates by the scholar Flavius Philostratus ( - e.v.) at the command of.