Parmenides was one of the most important early Greek philosophers, who lived about 100 years before Plato. He was noted for his ideas about being and unity. What is not so well known is the fact that he was the founder of an holistic healing cult based around a practice called incubation. This talk will consider the evidence for this, and offer a speculative answer as to the question about the connection, if any, between his philosophy and his cultic activities.
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2018 is the 11th year of Mythic Links!
and the 7th year of the Joseph CAMPBELL® Mythological Round Table® Group of Dublin at Mythic Links Ireland which has been awarded CHARTER status by the Joseph Campbell Foundation www.jcf.org