(ca. 430518). Christian philos.; studied at Alexandria; taught at Gaza till ca. 488; known, with Procopius* of Gaza and Zacharias* Scholasticus, as one of the Gaza Triad, or Gaza School; exponent of Platonism* and Neoplatonism.* Works include letters; Theophrastus (dialog defending immortality of the soul but denying the Platonic view of the soul's preexistence).
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