Neoplatonism Through the Renaissance


Did Asclepigenia suffer the same fate as Hypatia?

No. Asclepigenia of Athens (430–485) taught Neoplatonism in her father’s school. She applied knowledge of Plato and Aristotle to Christian moral questions. Proclus (412–485) was one of her students. Asclepigenia’s main interests appear to have been in mysticism, magic, and other “mysteries.”


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