Thomas Taylor

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Thomas Taylor

England 1758 - 1835

Teachers: Plato ; Aristotle; Proclus; Porphyry; Apuleius; Ocellus Lucanus; Iamblichus; John "Walking" Stewart; Pythagoras;

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;


Author: A Vindication of the Rights of Brutes; translated all the Ancients for Britain; Eleusinian And Bacchic Mysteries, ; Theoretic Arithmetic Of The Pythagoreans; The Mystical Hymns of Orpheus (1787); Plato (1804); Aristotle (1806–12); The Life of Pythagoras by Iamblichus (1818)

Comments: Neoplatonist; translated the Ancients;