Asclepigenia


Asclepigenia

Asclepigenia (fl 430485) was an Athenian philosopher and mystic.cite web
title=Plutarch Of Athens
publisher=Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition
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] Her father, Plutarch of Athens was head of the Neoplatonist school, and instructed Asclepigenia and her brother Hierius in the philosophies of Plato and Aristotle. To Ascelpigenia alone, though, he passed on the Chaldean mysticism and theurgy that had been taught to him by his father Nestorius.

Following her father's death, Asclepigenia continued her father's teachings; her most famous student was Proclus.

ee also

*Plotinus
*Iamblichus

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