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Ammonius Saccas

(ca. 175/180–ca. 242). B. Bruchion, near Alexandria, Egypt; taught Plotinus; tried to synthesize Pythagoreanism* and Platonism*; reputed founder of Neoplatonism*; Eusebius* of Caesarea (HE, VI, 19, 5–10) and others describe him as Christian.

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