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  1. Simplicius Of Cilicia, (flourished c. ), Greek philosopher whose learned commentaries on Aristotle’s De caelo (“On the Heavens”), Physics, De anima (“On the Soul”), and Categories are considered important, both for their original content and for the fact that they contain many valuable fragments of pre-Socratic philosophers. Simplicius studied at Athens and at Alexandria and spent.
  2. Jun 03,  · Simplicius of Cilicia (ca. – CE), roughly a contemporary of John Philoponus, is without doubt the most important Neoplatonic commentator on Aristotle and one of the two most influential exegetes within the Aristotelian tradition, along with Alexander of Aphrodisias (around CE).
  3. Biography Simplicius was born in Cilicia in southern Anatolia which had been a Roman province from the first century BC. We know that he went to Alexandria where he studied philosophy at the school of Ammonius Hermiae. Ammonius himself was a pupil of Proclus and Eutocius dedicated his commentary on Book I of Archimedes' On the sphere and cylinder to him.. Ammonius's main work throughout his.
  4. The first pope depicted with a square nimbus in a contemporary mosaic, St. Simplicius was born in Tivoli and was elected to the papacy in In , the last emperor of the Western Empire was deposed, and Odoacer the Goth became the first king of Italy and a Roman patrician. Simplicius opposed.
  5. Saint Simplicius, ; feast day March 10), pope from to He became Pope St. Hilary’s successor on March 3, , during a period that was turbulent ecclesiastically and politically. During Simplicius’ pontificate the Eastern church was torn between orthodoxy and Monophysitism, a doctrine.
  6. Simplicius Simplicissimus is the remarkable tale of a meandering youth in Germany during the time of the Thirty Years War. It's a monumental book, both for its depiction of life in that epoch as well as for being one of the earliest novels in German literary canon and supposedly the first bildungsroman/5.
  7. Apr 10,  · However, Simplicius' method differs from Epictetus'. Simplicius proceeds aporetically, taking up problems and working through them in an inference to the best explanation, for example, starting with the logical contradictions presented by apparent goodness, and proceeding upwards to the logical consistency of genuine by: 1.
  8. Simplicius Simplicissimus was originally written for voices and chamber orchestra in the mids and first performed in , but Hartmann went on to score it for full orchestra in It is the latter version that Stenz chose for this recording.4/5.

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