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By Alexis Torrance,Dr Torrance Alexis,Dr Zachhuber Johannes

Late antiquity is more and more regarded as a interval of vital cultural transformation. one in all its an important elements is the emergence of a brand new know-how of human individuality. during this booklet an interdisciplinary and overseas crew of students files and analyses this improvement. Authors examine the impact of seminal thinkers, together with the Gnostics, Plotinus, and Augustine, but in addition of cultural and spiritual practices comparable to astrology and monasticism, in addition to, extra in general, the position performed through highbrow disciplines equivalent to grammar and Christian theology. large in either subject and scope, the quantity serves as a complete advent to overdue vintage understandings of human individuality.

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