This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Michele Corradi and published on 02/04/2020.
Here is the Italian version of this entry.
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A Platonic philosopher named Ptolemy is mentioned in two texts of the Neoplatonist tradition: in a fragment within the On the Soul of Iamblichus1 (26, p. 54, 1–14 Finamore-Dillon) which is preserved by Stob…