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    Radical Platonism in Byzantium: Illumination and Utopia in Gemistos Plethon.Niketas Siniossoglou - 2011 - Cambridge University Press.
    Byzantium has recently attracted much attention, principally among cultural, social and economic historians. This book shifts the focus to philosophy and intellectual history, exploring the thought-world of visionary reformer Gemistos Plethon. It argues that Plethon brought to their fulfilment latent tendencies among Byzantine humanists towards a distinctive anti-Christian and pagan outlook. His magnum opus, the pagan Nomoi, was meant to provide an alternative to, and escape-route from, the disputes over the Orthodoxy of Gregory Palamas and Thomism. It was also a (...)
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    Plato and Theodoret: The Christian Appropriation of Platonic Philosophy and the Hellenic Intellectual Resistance.Niketas Siniossoglou - 2008 - Cambridge University Press.
    In late antiquity Plato's philosophy became a battlefield between the competing discourses and rival intellectual paradigms represented by Hellenism and Christianity. Focusing on Theodoret of Cyrrhus' Graecarum Affectionum Curatio, Dr Siniossoglou examines the philosophical, rhetorical and political dimensions of the Neoplatonic-Christian conflict of interpretations over Plato. He shows that the apologist's aim was to procure a radical shift in Hellenic intellectual identity through the appropriation of Platonic concepts and terminology. The apologetical strategies of appropriation are confronted with the perspective of (...)
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    Proclus' Cosmogony Runia, Share Proclus: Commentary on Plato's Timaeus. Volume II. Book 2: Proclus on the Causes of the Cosmos and its Creation. Pp. Xii + 410. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. Cased, £65, US$130. ISBN: 978-0-521-84871-8. [REVIEW]Niketas Siniossoglou - 2011 - The Classical Review 61 (1):92-94.
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    Byzantine Identities (A.) Kaldellis Hellenism in Byzantium. The Transformations of Greek Identity and the Reception of the Classical Tradition. Pp. Xii + 468. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Cased, £65, US$125. ISBN: 978-0-521-87688-. [REVIEW]Niketas Siniossoglou - 2009 - The Classical Review 59 (2):543-.
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    Dionysius the Areopagite (S. K.) Wear, (J.) Dillon Dionysius the Areopagite and the Neoplatonist Tradition. Despoiling the Hellenes. Pp. X + 142. Aldershot and Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2007. Cased, £50, US$99.95. ISBN: 978-0-7546-0385-. [REVIEW]Niketas Siniossoglou - 2009 - The Classical Review 59 (1):100-.
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    Proclus Again (H.) Tarrant (Ed., Trans.) Proclus: Commentary on Plato's Timaeus. Volume I. Book 1: Proclus on the Socratic State and Atlantis. Pp. Xii + 346. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Cased, £65, US$120. ISBN: 978-0-521-84659-2. (D.) Baltzly (Ed., Trans.) Proclus: Commentary on Plato's Timaeus. Volume III. Book 3, Part 1: Proclus on the World's Body. Pp. Xii + 205. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Cased, £45, US$85. ISBN: 978-0-521-84595-. [REVIEW]Niketas Siniossoglou - 2008 - The Classical Review 58 (2):436-.
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    Evangeliou (C.C.) Hellenic Philosophy: Origin and Character. Pp. X + 231. Aldershot and Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2006. Cased, £55, US$99.95. ISBN: 978-0-7546-5847-. [REVIEW]Niketas Siniossoglou - 2008 - The Classical Review 58 (1):50-52.
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    The Career and Writings of Demetrius Kydones: A Study of Fourteenth-Century Byzantine Politics, Religion and Society. [REVIEW]Niketas Siniossoglou - 2012 - Speculum 87 (4):1248-1250.
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