Thomas Taylor

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Thomas Taylor

England 1758 - 1835


Comments: Neopaganism; translated the Ancients; scholar and translator ; Babylon; Egyptians;


Teachers: Plato ; Aristotle; Proclus; Porphyry; Apuleius; Ocellus Lucanus; Iamblichus; John "Walking" Stewart; Pythagoras; Proclus; Homer ; Euclid; Orpheus of Thrace; Linus; Cicero; Plutarch; Pausanias; Palaephatus; Diogenes; Philostratus; Onomacritus; Cecrops the Pythagorean;

Students: Mary Morton, wife; William Blake; Percy Bysshe Shelley ; Mary Wollstonecraft (Shelly), author of Frankenstein; William Wordsworth; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Amos Bronson Alcott; GRS Mead; H.P. Blavatsky; Manly P. Hall; Thomas Moore Johnson aka the Midwest Platonist;


Organizations:

Author: A Vindication of the Rights of Brutes; translated all the Ancients for Britain; Eleusinian And Bacchic Mysteries, 1891 ; Theoretic Arithmetic Of The Pythagoreans; The Mystical Hymns of Orpheus (1787); Plato (1804); Aristotle (1806–12); The Life of Pythagoras by Iamblichus (1818); Iamblichus - on the Mysteries of the Egyptians, Chaldeans, and Assyrians; Apuleius on the God of Socrates; Fragments that Remain of the Lost Writings of Proclus, Surnamed The Platonic Successor , 1825;


Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Taylor_%28neoplatonist%29; http://www.gutenberg.org/browse/authors/t#a3385; http://www.healthresearchbooks.com/pages/books_list.php?origin=author&author=Taylor,%20Thomas; read him here - http://ia600408.us.archive.org/14/items/eleusinianbacch00tayluoft/eleusinianbacch00tayluoft.pdf and here - http://www.sacred-texts.com/cla/hoo/index.htm; http://www.sacred-texts.com/cla/ebm/index.htm; and listen to some of his translations here - http://librivox.org/author/6730 ; http://newtopiamagazine.wordpress.com/2012/10/15/the-intelligencers-and-the-fifth-moon-of-jupiter-alchemy-in-the-american-colonies/ ;