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Eriugena Reading Group

Eriugenian Universe, ms latin 6734, f. 3v, © BNF Paris 


Eriugena Seminar | Lent Term 2019

Periphyseon (De divisione naturae)



We will continue our seminar on the magnum opus of John Scottus Eriugena's Periphyseon (De divisione naturae), composed between 864-866.

We will be using the critical edition of Édouard Jeauneau, and the edition of Peter Dronke, and we will also consult the English translation of Inglis Patrick Sheldon-Williams.

The first half of the gathering will be spent in reading the text in the original and in translation; the second half, in discussion.


Meeting dates:

15, 22, 29 January, 5, 12, 19, 26 February

Tuesdays | 11.00 — 12.30 | Faculty of Divinity, room 4


Enquiries: Dr Adrian Mihai (Faculty of Divinity,


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