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2018.11.15 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Plotinus, The Enneads, Lloyd P. Gerson (ed.), George Boys-Stones, John M. Dillon, Lloyd P. Gerson, R. A. H. King, Andrew Smith, and James Wilberding (trs.), Cambridge University Press, 2018, 931pp., $150.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781107001770. Reviewed by Sara Magrin, University of California, Berkeley This is the first complete translation into English of Plotinus' Enneads since Armstrong's currently standard translation for the Loeb Classical Library (1966-1988). Like Armstrong's translation, this new translation is based on the Greek text established by P. Henry and H.-R­­. Schwyzer in their editio minor of the Enneads, and it is undeniably a major achievement. Although the team whose work it is points out that it is not meant to replace the Loeb translation, it has clear and significant advantages over the latter.[1] First, it is based on a superior Greek text, for... Read More

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