The Sabians of Harran and the Classical Tradition

Pingree, David
June 2002
International Journal of the Classical Tradition;Summer2002, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p8
Academic Journal
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.


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