Amelius, (whose true name was Gentilianus) a Tuscan, in the year 246, embraced the principles, and drew up in writing some of the instructions of Plotinus. One of the books which he wrote was to show the difference between the doctrine of Numenius and that of Plotinus, in answer ... Doctissimus phitosophorum Porphyrius, quamvis Chri\tianorum acerrimus immicus. ... at least by those who aspire to a perfect life, as soliciting loo strongly the senses ; he treats of the origin and object ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Encyclopaedia Metropolitana: History and biography|
|Author||:||Samuel Taylor Coleridge|