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A Patchwork Investigation — Part 16: Plotinus and Origen

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It is not beyond all possibility that Plotinus and Origen met, they were overlapping contemporaries after all, but they probably never did. Origen, twenty-or-so years Plotinus’ senior, did for a while study under Saccas, as did Plotinus, but certainly not at the same time, and from what we can tell, Origen was making his way out of Alexandria —…

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