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Compared to the wave of analysis devoted to the aesthetics of the Latin center a long time, Byzantine aesthetics has to be thought of a comparatively new and nonetheless mostly unexplored topic. The contributions assembled within the current quantity rfile the transforming into learn curiosity during this box and current a wide selection of concerns and methodologies that would be of curiosity to scholars and students of the philosophy, paintings, and literature of overdue Antiquity and the Byzantine interval.

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Leiden, 1997, 121f.  Monica Marchetto So perhaps two notions of body should be postulated, the first existing in terms of form and formative principle, and made definite by the three dimensions (τρισὶν [. . ] διαστάσεσι), the second in terms of a slackening, a spreading (ἔκτασις) and a lack of definiteness from [sic]22 the incorporeal, indivisible, intelligible reality (ἀοριστίαν τῆς ἀσωμάτου καὶ ἀμερίστου καὶ νοητῆς φύσεως). The second is not given a definite form by the three dimensions, but is everywhere slackened, and spilt, and flows from all sides away from being into non-being.

R. Sprache und Dialektik in der Aristotelischen Philosophie. Amsterdam, 2000, 50ff. Cf. MaC, 43, 1–2. Cf. MaC, 43, 6. P, Enn. II 4, 1, 7–8 (A. H. A, ed. Plotinus: Enneads. London, 1966–1988, II, 107). P, Enn. II 4, 1, 13–14 (A, see n. 18, II, 107). In a different passage Plotinos raises a polemical question: “Then how is matter a principle if it is a body? For it is not possible for a body not to be many; and every body is composed of matter and quality. But if this one is body in a different way, they are calling matter body equivocally.

II 4, 1, 13–14 (A, see n. 18, II, 107). In a different passage Plotinos raises a polemical question: “Then how is matter a principle if it is a body? For it is not possible for a body not to be many; and every body is composed of matter and quality. But if this one is body in a different way, they are calling matter body equivocally. ” (Plot. Enn. VI 1, 26, 17–22, A, see n. 18, VI, 93–95) For Plotinos, matter cannot be identified with a body, because a body is constituted as such by the unity of matter and quality.

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