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Unformatted text preview: 1. intelligible: comprehendible a. Plato refers to where God is as the Intelligible realm 2. Neo-Platonist: a. Refers to writers contemporary with Augustine b. Though they may consider themselves as Platonists, what they are adding to Plato would be seen as new c. Existed in 4 th and 5 th century d. Believe that God is above 3 dimensional, he is transcendent 3. Augustine a. heard all this and now understood that God is not just a gigantic body, but that he existed in another realm b. He could not read Greek, oddly enough c. Cant imagine being conintent , or celibate (book 8 chapter 12) i. After holy episode he and his friend becomes celibate ii. He overcomes his material phase iii. 4. Manicees a. Believe there Is just evil and not evil CREATION OF EUROPE 5. Europe a. Comes from late Roman paper on the west b. Blends with Germanic/barbarian invaders c. Customs blend and you get Euro-culture d. Romance languages: Italian, French, Spanish 6. Roman Empire a. Late 4 th...
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- Spring '08