La città dei filosofi
Storia di Atene da Marco Aurelio a Giustiniano. Con un’appendice su “Atene immaginaria” nella letteratura bizantina
2006, cm 15 x 22,5, xvi-302 pp. con 24 ill. f.t.
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In late ancient times the town that is symbolic of Hellenic Roman paganism, the seat of the great Sophistic schools and of the famous neo-Platonic school, where the principles of medieval philosophical thought were elaborated, Athens, was compelled to face the new reality of the expansion of Christianity, and that originated interesting religious, philosophical, political and social phenomena. «The town of philosophers» offers a complete synthesis of this extraordinary period of the town’s history.