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Theophrastus' Characters is a collection of 30 short character-sketches of various types of individuals who might be met in the streets of Athens in the late fourth century BC. It is a unique work which had a profound influence on European literature.
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The Characters Of Theophrastus (1824). ISBN 9781165116515 (978-1-165-11651-5) Softcover, Kessinger Publishing, LLC, 2010. Find signed collectible books: 'The Characters Of Theophrastus (1824)'. Coauthors & Alternates.
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This volume concerns Theophrastus, Aristotle's pupil and successor as head of the Peripatetic School. Theophrastus wrote a work entitled On Discoveries, which may be regarded as cultural history. The focus is twofold. First, it deals with discoveries and inventions, both useful and pleasurable, and more generally changes that transformed the way people live. Second, the volume focuses on proverbs: familiar sayings containing useful truths that have been observed by earlier generations and passed on in a form that is concise and attractive
Theophrastus, a Greek native of Eresos in Lesbos, was the successor to Aristotle in the Peripatetic school. He came to Athens at a young age and initially studied in Plato's school. After Plato's death, he attached himself to Aristotle who.
Theophrastus, a Greek native of Eresos in Lesbos, was the successor to Aristotle in the Peripatetic school. After Plato's death, he attached himself to Aristotle who took to Theophrastus in his writings. When Aristotle fled Athens, Theophrastus took over as head of the Lyceum. Theophrastus presided over the Peripatetic school for thirty-six years, during which time the school flourished greatly.
Bruyère chose to write his Caractères de Théophraste traduits du grec, avec les caractères ou les moeurs de ce siècle (1688; The Characters of Theophrastus Translated from the Greek.
Bruyère chose to write his Caractères de Théophraste traduits du grec, avec les caractères ou les moeurs de ce siècle (1688; The Characters of Theophrastus Translated from the Greek, with the Characters or Manners of This Century ; Eng. trans. The Characters, or the Manners of the Age ) in the style.
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