e-lecture: Edward Watts on the personalities of the later Platonists

    The Project “Between Athens & Alexandria. Platonism, 3rd-7th c. CE”  

    warmly invites you to its first online event:

    “The Friend, the Eccentric, and the Jerk:

    How Much did the Personalities of the Philosophers

    Shape the Fate of Alexandrian and Athenian Teaching ? ”

    Prof. Edward Watts (University of California San Diego)

    February 28, 2022

    7.00 pm Athens & Alexandria, 12pm New York

    An abstract may be found here: http://athens-alexandria.ims.forth.gr/?p=1567

    Registration is required:  


    The complete schedule of ACHS-IMS Neoplatonic lecture series (Spring  

    2022) can be downloaded here:  

    “Between Athens & Alexandria. Platonism, 3rd-7th c. CE” studies the  

    relationship between the Neoplatonic Schools of Athens and Alexandria  

    as well as the Alexandrian origins of Neoplatonism, with a special  

    focus on later Neoplatonic developments on, and criticisms to,  

    Plotinus. The project is hosted by the Institute for Mediterranean  

    Studies-Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (IMS-FORTH),  

    based in Rethymno, Crete, in collaboration with the Alexandria Center  

    for Hellenistic Studies (ACHS)-Bibliotheca Alexandrina. It is  

    supported by the A. S. Onassis Foundation.