TITLE

The Sabians of Harran and the Classical Tradition

AUTHOR(S)
Pingree, David
PUB. DATE
June 2002
SOURCE
International Journal of the Classical Tradition;Summer2002, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the history of paganism among Ṣābians living in Hạrrān, Syria from the Assyrian era until 1271. Topics include the Neoplatonist influence on Ṣābian religion, the relation between Greek astronomy and astrology and Ṣābian astral magic, and the syncretic elements of Ṣābian religion.
ACCESSION #
10880181

 

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