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Harran: Last Refuge of Classical Paganism – part II

At the end of the Pagan world in the latter days of the Roman Empire several Hermetic and Neoplatonic scholars left the Empire to go ‘to the East’. Where ‘in the East’ did classical Graeco-Roman knowledge survive until it came back to the West? One name comes up over and over again: Harran. Lees verder

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Harran: Last Refuge of Classical Paganism – part I

At the end of the Pagan world in the latter days of the Roman Empire several Hermetic and Neoplatonic scholars left the Empire to go ‘to the East’. Where ‘in the East’ did classical Graeco-Roman knowledge survive until it came back to the West? One name comes up over and over again: Harran. Lees verder

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