Amelias, (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 differ- between the doctrine of Numenius and that of Plo- in answer to the ... philosophurum Porphyrius, quamvis Christianorum acerrimus inirnicus. ... the best Works of Porphyry: he endeavours to prove that animal food is to be avoided, at least by those who aspire to a perfect life, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of knowledge, ed. by E. Smedley, Hugh J. Rose and Henry J. Rose. [With] Plates|