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Celsus (late 2nd century AD)

DOI: 10.4324/9780415249126-A028-1
Version: v1,  Published online: 1998
Retrieved August 26, 2019, from

Article Summary

The Greek philosopher Celsus of Alexandria was a Middle Platonist, known only for his anti-Christian work The True Account. The work is lost, but we have Origen’s reply to it, Against Celsus. In it Celsus defends a version of Platonist theology.

Citing this article:
Dillon, John. Celsus (late 2nd century AD), 1998, doi:10.4324/9780415249126-A028-1. Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Taylor and Francis,
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