project . 2020 - 2022 . On going

THEIA

Themistius, Heavens and Elements. Interpretations of Aristotle’s Cosmology Across the Ages
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  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 892630 Call for proposal: H2020-MSCA-IF-2019
  • Funded under: H2020 | MSCA-IF-EF-ST Overall Budget: 196,708 EURFunder Contribution: 196,708 EUR
  • Status: On going
  • Start Date
    01 Jun 2020
    End Date
    31 May 2022
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
Description
THEIA is the resubmission of the project “Themistius, Heavens and Elements. Interpretations of Aristotle’s Cosmology Across the Ages” that has received the Seal of Excellence 2019. THEIA is a project on the paraphrase of Aristotle’s De Caelo by the 4th century rhetor and philosopher Themistius. It aims to shed light on Themistius’ presentation of the Aristotelian cosmos, that is contained chiefly in this paraphrase. Its importance in the history of Aristotelianism is beyond doubt, as it is the first complete exegesis of the De Caelo that has come down to us, but adequate study of it has been hampered by the fact that the original Greek is lost: only a medieval H...
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Description
THEIA is the resubmission of the project “Themistius, Heavens and Elements. Interpretations of Aristotle’s Cosmology Across the Ages” that has received the Seal of Excellence 2019. THEIA is a project on the paraphrase of Aristotle’s De Caelo by the 4th century rhetor and philosopher Themistius. It aims to shed light on Themistius’ presentation of the Aristotelian cosmos, that is contained chiefly in this paraphrase. Its importance in the history of Aristotelianism is beyond doubt, as it is the first complete exegesis of the De Caelo that has come down to us, but adequate study of it has been hampered by the fact that the original Greek is lost: only a medieval H...
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