Olympiodorus

Olympiodorus: Life of Plato and On Plato First Alcibiades 1-9

Olympiodorus: Life of Plato and On Plato First Alcibiades 1-9 (Ancient Commentators on Aristotle) by Michael Griffin and Richard Sorabji
English | 2015 | ISBN: 1472588304 | 256 pages | PDF | 2 MB
Death and Immortality in Late Neoplatonism by Sebastian Ramon Philipp Gertz

Death and Immortality in Late Neoplatonism (Ancient Mediterranean and Medieval Texts and Contexts: Studies in Platonism, Neoplatonism, and the Platonic Tradition) by Sebastian Ramon Philipp Gertz
English | July 1, 2011 | ISBN: 9004207171 | 236 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

The belief in the immortality of the soul has been described as one of the twin pillars of Platonism and is famously defended by Socrates in Platos Phaedo. The ancient commentaries on the dialogue by Olympiodorus and Damascius offer a unique perspective on the reception of this belief in the Platonic tradition.