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Porphyry o Tyre (Greek: Πορφύριος, Porphyrios, Arabic: Furfūriyūs; c. 234 – c. 305 AD) wis a Neoplatonic filosofer wha wis born in Tyre, in the Roman Empire.[1]

Porphyry o Tyre
Porphyry.jpg
Porphire Sophiste, in a French 16t-century engravin
Bornc. 234 AD
Tyre, Roman Empire
Diedc. 305 AD
Roum, Roman Empire
Notable wirk(s)
EraAuncient filosofie
RegionWastren filosofie
SchuilNeoplatonism

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  1. For Porphyry's dates, place o birth an filosofical schuil, see Barker 2003. Sarton 1936, pp. 429-430, identifies Transjordania as Porphyry's place o birth.