Hymn to Demeter - the Homeric Hymn to Demeter, translated by Hugh Evelyn-White
INTRODUCTION TO DE ANIMA - Thomas Taylor masterly introduction to Aristotle On the Soul (from TTS volume 24)
ON THE ESSENCE OF SOUL - Plotinus, translated by Thomas Taylor (from TTS volume 3)
Diotima Poetical Paraphrase - Thomas Taylor’s beautiful and perceptive paraphrase of Diotima’s speech in the Symposium (from TTS volume 14)
Thomas Taylor on the Golden Ass - Some of Thomas Taylor’s notes on Apuleius’ Golden Ass, including an exposition on the fable of Cupid and Psyche. (from TTS volume 14)
A Panegyric on the Most Eminent Intellectual Philosophers of Antiquity- Thomas Taylor’s tribute in verse to some of the great sages of philosophy (from TTS volume 33)
Platonic Philosophers Creed - Thomas Taylor’s profound and comprehensive summary of Platonic Philosophy.
Proclus on Faith, Truth and Love - A short extract from the first book of Proclus’ Theology of Plato
Concerning Prayer - extracts from Proclus, Iamblichus and Hierocles on Prayer.
Hermeas on the phaedrus - extracts - a collection of passages from the Commentary of Hermeas (or Hermias) on the Phaedrus. This file was updated in May 2013, with an added extract.
Plotinus on Dialectic - Ennead I, iii, translated by Thomas Taylor, with a note from Proclus’ Commentary on the Parmenides (from TTS volume III).
Thomas Taylor - Wisdom’s Champion - a lecture delivered to the Temenos Academy in 2008 as part of a celebration of the 250th anniversary of Taylor’s birth.
Thomas Taylors intro to Plato - the Prometheus Trust’s version of Taylor’s Introduction to the Philosophy and Writings of Plato.
Why Thomas Taylor is not the author of A New System of Religion- an article on the disputed authorship of an anonymous work.
Knowledge and Opinion from the Republic - Thomas Taylor’s translation of Republic 476e-480a, slightly adapted.
Prometheus Trust Complete Catalogue- the latest catalogue of books available from the Trust.
Glossary - a glossary for use especially with the writings and translations of Thomas Taylor
Three Lectures on the Platonic Life:
The Philosopher in the World - Tim Addey Second lecture: The Platonic Life - the Philosopher in the Soul - Guy Wyndham-Jones Third lecture: The Platonic Life - The Philosopher amongst the Stars - Tim Addey
Our occasional journal, The Meadow, in PDF for downloading: