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  Apollonius.Net - Apollonius Bibliography
Apollonius Of Tyana and The Shroud Of Turin
"Philostratus on Apollonius of Tyana : The Unpredictable on the Unfathomable" by E.G. Anderson
2005 Apollonius Of Tyana and The Shroud Of Turin by Robertino Solàrion, Dallas
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  Theosophy Library Online - Great Teacher Series - APOLLONIUS OF TYANA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Apollonius was born shortly before the beginning of the Christian era, into an old and wealthy family descended from the first settlers of Tyana in Cappadocia.
Apollonius came into Athens on the day of the Epidaurian festival to be initiated into the Eleusinian Mysteries, but the hierophant refused to initiate Apollonius on the grounds that he dabbled in other rites.
Apollonius met a funeral procession passing through the streets and discovered that the deceased had died in the hour she was to have been married.
www.theosophy.org /tlodocs/teachers/ApolloniusOfTyana.htm   (3888 words)

  
 Apollonius of Tyana - Acadine Archive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Apollonius of Tyana was a Neo-Pythagorean philosopher of Greece, who had a great reputation for magical powers.
Apollonius pointed out to the people a poor, maimed beggar, whom he denounced as the cause of the pestilence and an enemy of the gods, bidding them stone the unfortunate wretch to death.
At this juncture Apollonius appeared on the scene, caused the wedding feast, the guests, and all the evidences of wealth, which were but illusion to vanish, and wrung from the bride the confession that she was a vampire.
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 Apollonius - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Apollonius (philosopher), Greek philosopher is Apollonius of Tyana listed below.
Apollonius of Perga (262-190 BCE), geometer and astronomer
Apollonius the Sophist of Alexandria, a famous grammarian, who probably lived towards the end of the 1st century CE.
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 Apollonius of Tyana
He was born in Tyana (Bor in the south of modern Turkey) and may have belonged to a branch of ancient philosophy called neo-Pythagoreanism.
The author of the Life of Apollonius (LoA) takes a special stand against the accusation that the man from Tyana had been a magician and stresses that the miracles that Apollonius performed were the result of his superior knowledge, not of wizardry (summary).
Finally, he refers to the Memorabilia of Apollonius of Tyana, magician and philosopher, written by one Moeragenes.
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It was Apollonius who undertook a journey to India, and this became the basis for the story, which many believe, that Jesus did not die on the cross but went to India and died in Kashmir, having lived to a venerable old age.
Apollonius was equally at home in the streets of the cities and the palaces of its rulers.
Apollonius of Tyana by G.R.S. Mead (Helena Blavatsky' s personal secretary) is the only recent work that is wholly favorable to the Tyanean.
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 "Apollonius Tyaneus and Simon Magus" by H.P. Blavatsky @BlavatskyNet
Apollonius Tyaneus was the most remarkable character of that period, and witnessed the reign of a dozen Roman emperors.
Apollonius of Tyana was the friend and correspondent of a Roman Empress and several Emperors, while of Jesus no more remained on the pages of history than as if his life had been written on the desert sands.
Apollonius, then, is a historical personage; while many even of the Apostolic Fathers themselves, placed before the scrutinizing eye of historical criticism, begin to flicker and many of them fade out and disappear like the "will-o'-the-wisp" or the ignis fatuus.
www.blavatsky.net /blavatsky/arts/ApolloniusTyaneusAndSimonMagus.htm   (1498 words)

  
 Apollonius of Tyana: The Wandering Spiritual Alchemist of the First Century.
Apollonius felt that he was invested with the mission of setting off to seek reinterpret the ancient wisdom for his generation, find the new words and bring them back.
Apollonius was a sincere man who labored to separate the spiritual essence of his being and unite it with the divine spirit.
Apollonius had no difficulty in escaping Nero's persecution of philosophers, and his admirers said that when confronted with the tribunal that was to try him, he was able, through his Hermetic art, to erase the writing on the document on which his indictment was written.
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 Apollonius of Tyana
Apollonius simply disappeared from the courtroom never to be seen again.
In Tyana a temple was built and dedicated to him, and statues of him reside in other temples.
But, Philostratus substantiated the work by stating it described the life of Apollonius, showing him to be an ascertic, and his personal knowledge was combined with revelations which he received from the gods.
www.themystica.com /mystica/articles/a/apollonius_of_tyana.html   (614 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Apollonius of Tyana
Apollonius of Tyana (lived 1st century ad), Greek philosopher, who became a hero in ancient Rome for his mystical wisdom.
Apollonius of Rhodes (295?-215 bc), Greek poet, born in Alexandria, Egypt.
Apollonius of Perga, called the Great Geometer, Greek mathematician, who lived during the late- 3rd century and early-2nd century bc.
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 Great Theosophists--Apollonius of Tyana (4 of 29)
Apollonius of Tyana was, on the contrary, a well-known historical figure.
Apollonius belonged to a prominent and well-known family, whose ancestors had founded the city of Tyana where he was born.
Apollonius spent thirteen years with the Sages of Kashmir, and at the end of his visit Iarchas gave him seven rings, which he was told to wear alternately during the seven days of the week, according to the particular planet that gave its name to the day.
www.wisdomworld.org /setting/apollonius.html   (4396 words)

  
 Greek Philosophers and Aristophanes by Sanderson Beck
Apollonius told Vespasian that in praying for a king that is just, temperate, and wise with legitimate sons he was praying for him.
Apollonius consoled the other prisoners and defended Nerva before Domitian, declaring he was willing to endure all that he could inflict against his vile body while he pleaded the causes of those persons.
Apollonius told the Emperor that his miscreants were causing ruin in the cities, exiles in the islands, lamentation on the mainland, cowardice in his armies, and suspicion in the Senate.
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 TEMPLE OF APOLLONIUS OF TIAN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Apollonius was devoted to discovering and understanding all of the secret doctrines of all of the world's religions.
Apollonius was now in Ephesus, teaching, when he fell into a swoon and cried out: "Strike, strike, the gods command it!" When he awoke, he declared that the tyrant was dead.
Appolonius of Tyana (from "On the Eastern Crossroads")
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 Apollonius of Tyana
Apollonius was a vegetarian, and a disciple of Pythagoras.
He was born in the city of Tyana, in the Roman Empire province of Cappadocia in Asia Minor.
Some scholars, both ancient and contemporary, believe that Apollonius was actually the Christian Apostle Paul, as many of his teachings coincide with those of Paul, and Apollonius is said to have done many of the same things Paul did.
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 Apollonius of Tyana
Apollonius was born in Tyana (Bor in modern Turkey) in BC 4, and although noone can agree on the date of his death, Apollonius is believed to have lived for around a century.
Philostratus' Apollonius of Tyana should be of special interest to students of the origins of Christianity.
Apollonius of Tyana is the longest biography to have survived from ancient times.
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 A Dictionary of Christian Biography and Literature to the End of the Sixth Century A.D., with an Account of the ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
That he was born at Tyana and educated at Aegae, that he professed Pythagoreanism, and that he was celebrated in his day for what were considered magical arts, are the only facts that rest on altogether unexceptionable authority.
It is not implied by this that Philostratus considered Apollonius as entirely and necessarily unique among men; but it is implied that he considered him as more than a mere teacher of doctrine, as a pattern to men in his own person, as one in whom wisdom and truth were incorporate.
Apollonius is called "divine"; his disciples stand in an altogether different relation to him from that in which the disciples of Socrates stand to Socrates; they do not argue with him as equals with an equal; they follow him, listen to him, are rebuked by him.
www.ccel.org /ccel/wace/biodict.Apollonius_Tyana.html   (1124 words)

  
 Apollonius of Tyana: A Rival to Christ
The ancient world is replete with religions that use resurrection stories as authenticators for their gods, and the first century (and neighboring time periods) is full of individuals for whom their followers claim resurrection.
With the deity of Christ you have only one God remaining God and taking to Himself an additional nature, humanity (which is logically possible since man is created in the image of God) and then proving his deity by his actions instead of earning his deity by his actions.
(9) With the "resurrection" of Apollonius you have only a couple of vague references to his "disappearance" and to "visions" of him, none of any testable value or necessitating a physical, tangible and testable body, and none of them written within the lifetime of his contemporaries.
www.answers.org /apologetics/apollonius_of_tyana.html   (808 words)

  
 Apollonius of Tyana
Apollonius fearlessly traveled from one end of the Roman Empire to the other, inciting revolutions against these despots, and establishing communistic communities among his followers, who bore the name of Essenes, early Christians.
So in place of Apollonius of Tyana, they put their newly created savior, whom they named "Jesus Christ," who, then and there, was first conceived and created in the minds of Roman priests who were later known as the Nicaean Church Fathers.
Events in the Life of Apollonius of Tyana Apollonius' Visit to the Brahman Sages of the Himalayas, as recorded in "The Life of Apollonius of Tyana" by his biographer, Philostratus By Dr. R.
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 Apollonius of Tyana & The Shroud of Turin
Apollonius of Tyana & The Shroud of Turin
But according to Philostratus, Apollonius “declined to enter a country which its inhabitants polluted both by what they did and by what they suffered” and sent that reason in a communication to Vespasian.
It goes without saying, I think, that Apollonius would never have wanted to return to a country inhabited by people who had tried to humiliate and kill him, so his refusal to Vespasian is completely understandable.
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 Apollonius Of Tyana & Planet X Nibiru (Slow-Motion Doomsday) & The Cosmic Tree & Osiris
Apollonius Of Tyana and Planet X Nibiru (Slow-Motion Doomsday) and The Cosmic Tree and Osiris
An "Apollonius Renaissance", as it were, is underway at the moment with books being written in French and Greek, as well as in English.
This is a highly recommended companion book to my book about Apollonius.
www.apollonius.net   (812 words)

  
 Apollonius of Tyana. Cannot be compared to Christ
Apollonius is not representative of the bioi genre.
Reporting Apollonius' birth, Philostratus says that Apollonius' mother had fallen asleep in a meadow, where the swans who lived in the meadow danced around her, then cried aloud, causing her to give birth prematurely.
Apollonius states that captive elephants cry and mourn at night when men are not watching; but when men come around, they stop crying because they are ashamed.
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 Apollonius of Tyana
Apollonius was born in Tyana, Asia Minor, and was educated in Tarsus and Ægae.
In his desire for wisdom and knowledge, Apollonius traveled widely in eastern lands, specially India, Babylonia and Nineveh; it is said that wherever he went, evidence of his magical powers was manifested.
Apollonius of Tyana: A Sketch of the Life of Tyana or the First Ten Decades of Our Era.
www.occultopedia.com /a/apollonius_of_tyana.htm   (659 words)

  
 Apollonius of Tyana - The Philosopher Explorer and Social Reformer of the First Century A.D. by G.R.S.Mead
APOLLONIUS was born [Legends of the wonderful happenings at his birth were in circulation, and are of the same nature as all such birth-legends of great people.] at Tyana, a city in the south of Cappadocia, somewhere in the early years of the Christian era.
The salient fact that Apollonius was making for a certain community, which was his peculiar goal, so impressed the imagination of Philostratus (and perhaps of Damis before him) that he has described it as being the only centre of the kind in India.
As Apollonius’ interviews with Vespasian took place shortly before the beginning of that emperor’s reign, it is reasonable to conclude that a number of years was spent by our philosopher in his Ethiopian journey, and that therefore Damis’; account is a most imperfect one.
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 The Invisible Basilica: Apollonius Tyanaeus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Born into the noble family of Tyana, Apollonius was educated by a Pythagorean philosopher in Tarsus.
No writings of Apollonius survive, but his detailed life story was assembled from the records of his friends and associates by the scholar Flavius Philostratus (172 - 250 e.v.) at the command of the emperor Severus.
Eliphas Lévi's only recorded act of ceremonial magic was the conjuring of the spirit of Apollonius of Tyana.
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 Apollonius of Tyana
Apollonius was born in Tyana, a town in Southern Cappadocia in the mid-eastern part of Asia Minor (later Turkey).
Apollonius studied under Euthydemus the Phoenician, a celebrated rhetorician, but the boy was ill at ease in the luxurious life of Tarsus.
Apollonius once admitted that by his austerities his senses became abnormally refined, so that he could understand the minds of men in distant places and foretell the future.
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 The Life of Apollonius of Tyana - Philostratus {220 AD} - INDEX
The work concerns the life of the philosopher-sage Apollonius of Tyana, as recorded by his "disciple" Damis, who followed him in his journeys across the ancient world.
Consequently, the parallel between the life of Apollonius of Tyana and the life of Jesus Christ cannot be mistaken.
{03}: The manner of conversation of Apollonius - its characteristics and substance...
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There have been many great teachers throughout the ages.  One that is not heard of often enough was Apollonius of Tyana.
Early Christians regarded Apollonius with deep suspicion and although no less a person than St. Augustine ranked him above Zeus in his list of pagan worthies, he was frequently denounced as a wizard and anti-Christ.
One thing that both Christ and Apollonius shared was their uncompromising attitude toward the good and moral right and their courage in the face of tyrannical authority.  But whereas Christ in effect committed suicide by not defending himself before the courts, Apollonius was famous for defying emperors to their faces.
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