Joane Petrizi

[Revised entry by Tengiz Iremadze on September 9, 2015. Changes to: Bibliography] Joane Petrizi (12th century) - the most significant Georgian medieval philosopher - devoted intensive work to
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[Revised entry by Tengiz Iremadze on September 9, 2015. Changes to: Bibliography] Joane Petrizi (12th century) - the most significant Georgian medieval philosopher - devoted intensive work to neo-Platonic philosophy. He translated Nemesius of Emesa's On the Nature of Man into Georgian, a work which in that day attracted considerable attention. Of particular importance is his Georgian translation of Proclus's Elementatio theologica, to which he also wrote a step-by-step commentary. Petrizi's commentary on the Elementatio...

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