By Luc Brisson,Catherine Tihanyi
How Philosophers kept Myths additionally describes how, throughout the first years of the trendy period, allegory a extra non secular course, which used to be to imagine a bigger function in Neoplatonism. eventually, Brisson explains how this include of fable was once carried ahead by way of Byzantine thinkers and artists in the course of the center a while and Renaissance; after the triumph of Chistianity, Brisson argues, myths now not needed to trust simply historical past and philosophy however the dogmas of the Church as well.
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