The Enneads of Plotinus: A Commentary, Volume 1

2015.02.10 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Paul Kalligas, The Enneads of Plotinus: A Commentary, Volume 1, Elizabeth Key Fowden and Nicolas Pilavachi (trs.), Princeton
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2015.02.10 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Paul Kalligas, The Enneads of Plotinus: A Commentary, Volume 1, Elizabeth Key Fowden and Nicolas Pilavachi (trs.), Princeton University Press, 2014, 706pp., $85.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780691154213. Reviewed by Dominic O'Meara, University of Fribourg In 1994, Paul Kalligas began the publication of his edition of Plotinus' Enneads in Athens, under the auspices of the Academy of Athens. The first volume, containing Ennead I, was followed by volumes containing Ennead II (1997), Ennead III (2004), and Ennead IV (2009). Enneads V and VI are forthcoming. This work is the most important contribution to a critical edition of Plotinus' Greek text since the foundational editions published by Paul Henry and Hans-Rudolf Schwyzer (editio maior 1951-1973; editio minor 1964-1982). In his edition, Kalligas takes account of the various corrections and improvements of the Greek text suggested, after the publication of the editio. . .

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