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Title On prophecy, dreams and human imagination : Synesius, De insomniis / introduction, text, translation and interpretative essays by Donald A. Russell [and 6 others] ; edited by Donald A. Russell and Heinz-Günther Nesselrath.

Publication Info. Tübingen : Mohr Siebeck, [2014]


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Description 1 online resource (x, 208 pages)
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Series Sapere ; Band 24
Sapere (Darmstadt, Germany) ; Bd. 24.
Language Text of De insomniis in the original Greek with parallel English translation on facing pages.
Contents Text [of De insomniis], translation and notes / text and translation by Donald A. Russell -- Essays. Outline of a general history of speculation about dreams / Ursula Bittrich -- Phantasia in De insomniis / Anne Sheppard -- Dream divination and the neoplatonic search for salvation / Sebastian Gertz -- Synesius and the pneumatic vehicle of the soul in early neoplatonism / Ilinca Tanaseanu-Döbler -- Rhetoric in De insomniis : critique and practice / Donald A. Russell -- Nikephoros Gregoras' commentary on Synesius, De insomniis / Börje Bydén.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-195) and indexes.
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Summary Synesius' essay De insomniis ('On Dreams') inquires into the meaning and importance of dreams for human beings and treats themes - most of all the relationship of humans to higher spheres -, which for religiously- and philosophically-minded people are still important today.
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Subject Synesius, of Cyrene, Bishop of Ptolemais. De insomniis.
Dreams -- Early works to 1800.
Prophecy -- Christianity -- Early works to 1800.
Imagination -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- Early works to 1800.
Prophecy -- Christianity. (OCoLC)fst01079203
Imagination -- Religious aspects -- Christianity. (OCoLC)fst00967592
Dreams. (OCoLC)fst01198490
Griechenland Altertum
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Early works. (OCoLC)fst01411636
Added Author Russell, D. A. (Donald Andrew), editor, translator, writer of added commentary.
Nesselrath, Heinz-Günther, 1957- editor.
Synesius, of Cyrene, Bishop of Ptolemais. De insomniis.
Synesius, of Cyrene, Bishop of Ptolemais. De insomniis. English.
Added Title Synesius, De insomniis
Other Form: Print version: On prophecy, dreams and human imagination. Tübingen : Mohr Siebeck, [2014] 9783161524196 (DLC) 2015379901 (OCoLC)899977117
ISBN 9783161564314 (electronic bk.)
3161564316 (electronic bk.)
9783161524196 (electronic bk.)
3161524195 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. CHVBK 556240154
CHNEW 001035553

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