World History: Philosophy

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Why does Emperor Justinian outlaw Greek Philosophy in 529 AD?????

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    Think about the religion that Justinian was promoting. Check this site.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Justinian_I#Religious_activities

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    Oh, so he thought it was heretic to the Church

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    Yes. Justinian was promoting Christianity. The Greek philosophers, especially at the Athenian school were teaching what Justinian considered heretical to Christian teachings.

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    Thank you very much

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    You're very welcome.

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