Hierius

Summary

Hierius (Greek: Ἱέριος) was a Neoplatonist philosopher, a son of Plutarch of Athens, and brother of Asclepigenia, who lived in the early 5th century.

Plutarch instructed both Hierius and Asclepigenia in the Neoplatonist philosophies of his school, and after his death they continued his teachings together with their colleague, Syrianus.

ReferencesEdit

  • Schmitz, L., in, Smith, W., A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 452. London. (1870).
  • Waithe, M., A History of Women Philosophers, page 201. Springer. (1987).