Ammonius [4] Neoplatonicus
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This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Lara Pagani and first published on 09/10/2002.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.


Ammonius, son of Hermias1, was born in Alexandria and was a crucial figure of 6th c. CE Neo-Platonism2: he attended the lectures of Proclus3 at Athens, and then he served as director of the Academy of Alexandr…

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Pagani, Lara, “Ammonius [4] Neoplatonicus”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 20 August 2018 <>

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