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Published by University of Notre Dame Press in Notre Dame, Ind .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Plato -- Influence.,
  • Platonists.,
  • Philosophy, Ancient.,
  • Christianity -- Philosophy -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Stephen Gersh and Charles Kannengiesser.
SeriesChristianity and Judaism in antiquity ;, v. 8
ContributionsGersh, Stephen., Kannengiesser, Charles.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB517 .P56 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 258 p. :
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1562469M
ISBN 100268015139
LC Control Number91043920

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