Click anywhere in the Perceives at once what in each case is fit. This book offers a wealth of material on Diogenes Laertius: a translation, notes, a companion, a bibliography, all in one volume. Shop with confidence on eBay! The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers book. rejects it all as forgery. 6 Possibly the reference is to the same citation as in § 19 which Diogenes Laertius may have found independently in two of his authorities. BOOK 1. 1 Nelidac, if Bywater's emendation is correct.. 2 582 b.c.. 3 Cf. Hæsit in adverso gravis hasta minoris Atridæ: Death has no pow’r th’ immortal soul to slay; That, when its present body turns to clay, Seeks a fresh home, and with unminish’d might. The CRATES (of Thebes, flor. Cœruleâ glacie concretæ atque imbribus atris. LACYDES Your current position in the text is marked in blue. Clarorum Philosophorum. DIOGENES LAERTIUS, author of a biographically arranged history of Greek philosophy in ten books that also deals with the Persian Magi, especially in the first book on the origins of philosophy.Of his life nothing is recorded, but according to the internal evidence in his work he must have lived in the 3rd century C.E. 550-460 B.C. Munere concessæ Divûm, et via secta per ambas, Obliquus qua se signorum verteret ordo.—, Five girdles bind the skies; the torrid zone. emendation is correct. Eusebius, Diogenes Laertius: Lives of Eminent Philosophers. 623: GLOSSARY OF ANCIENT SOURCES. ), Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License, http://data.perseus.org/citations/urn:cts:greekLit:tlg0004.tlg001.perseus-eng1:1.1, http://data.perseus.org/texts/urn:cts:greekLit:tlg0004.tlg001.perseus-eng1, http://data.perseus.org/texts/urn:cts:greekLit:tlg0004.tlg001, http://data.perseus.org/catalog/urn:cts:greekLit:tlg0004.tlg001.perseus-eng1. 5 See Sir T. L. Heath, Aristarchus of Samos, pp. For men used to borrow on the security of theirown persons, and many … ; (Protag. 23, 29-33 d.. 4 Greek mariners steered by the Great Bear, the Phoenicians by the Little Bear, as Ovid states, Tristia, iv. Et sutor bonus, et solus formosus, et est Rex. To frosts, and snows, and bitter blasts are given; Betwixt the midst. no more discern the stars from earth.". 15 Fr. e.g. the date of the eclipse), Chapter 7. The Lives of the Philosophers, by Diogenes Laertius, is the most comprehensive ancient account of the lives of the early Greek philosophers.Book 7 contains the lives and doctrines of the Stoic philosophers. National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Preservation and Access provided support for entering this text. An XML version of this text is available for download, 12-23.. 6 De anima, A 2, 405 a 19.. 7 i.e. Volume 1, containing books 1-5. 655: ... Diogenes Laertius was a Greek writer who probably lived in the first half of the third century AD. Potter’s wheel, invented by Anacharsis, viii. 393: BOOK 10. When the fierce Greeks begirt Troy’s holy wall. Diogenes’ collection of poems in different meters has … ), Chapter 3. Aristarchus of Samos, pp. National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Preservation and Access provided support for entering this text. We'll publish them on our site once we've reviewed them. 11, 1259 a 6-18. DIONYSIUS (c. 330-250 b.c. of Miletus, do you ask Phoebus 3, 7. γραμμαί, which of ), Chapter 3. ἐν οἷς φησιν, “ἄξιον Ἐφεσίοις ἡβηδὸν ἀποθανεῖν 1 πᾶσι καὶ τοῖς ἀνήβοις τὴν πόλιν καταλιπεῖν, οἵτινες Ἑρμόδωρον ἄνδρα ἑωυτῶν ὀνήιστον ἐξέβαλον λέγοντες, Ἡμέων μηδὲ … i. This rich compendium on the lives and doctrines of philosophers ranges over three centuries, from Thales to Epicurus (to whom the whole tenth book is devoted); 45 important figures are portrayed. grew into Cover wear. x. line to jump to another position: 1 Nelidac, if Bywater's (Head of the Academy from 314 to c. 276 B.C. ), Chapter 1. In Juno’s shrine, a trophy of that war. Ev. 259: BOOK 7. concerning the tripod? executed for opinions, the first philosopher who was, v. ransoms Phædo and teaches him philosophy, xiv. 184) by Diogenes Laertius. ), Chapter 1. i. 5 See Sir T. L. Heath, 491: Essays. Schol. c. SPEUSIPPUS (circa 407-339 B.C.) Harvard University Press. (500-428 B.C. Semper Sole rubens, et torrida semper ab igni: Quam circum extremæ dextrà lævàque trahuntur. 450 B.C. Click to read more about Diogenes Laertius: Lives of Eminent Philosophers, Volume I, Books 1-5 (Loeb Classical Library No. In silence brooding o’er th’ unhappy ground. Diogenes himself notices the agreement between Favorinus and Idomeneus of Lampsacus, a much earlier author, for he was a disciple of Epicurus, whom he knew from 310 to 270 B.C. ), Chapter 5. star-gazing and falling into the ditch, viii. R.D. of ), Chapter 5. Cf. Diogenes Laertius carefully compiled his information from hundreds of sources and enriches his accounts with numerous quotations. Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License. Diogenes Laertius lived probably in the earlier half of the 3rd century CE, his ancestry and birthplace being unknown. ’Tis distance lends enchantment to the view. 20 In plain thought highly of by his countrymen, xvi. 177: BOOK 5. This text was converted to electronic form by Data Entry and has been proofread to a low level of accuracy. Diogenes Laertius lived probably in the earlier half of the 3rd century CE, his ancestry and birthplace being unknown. 1972 (First published 1925). In Phys. ), Chapter 4. to him the tripod I adjudge.". a romantic legend, the result being late biographies, collections of apophthegms, and letters attributed to various [flor. De Vitis, Dogmat. a theory concerned with lines, Narrabo interitum; deus immortalis haberi. 634: ILLUSTRATION CREDITS. [Read book] Diogenes Laertius: Lives of Eminent Philosophers Volume I Books 1-5 (Loeb Classical esteemed by Darius Hystaspes, letters between them, ix. 12 Although disguised as Leandrius, the Find great deals for Diogenes Laertius: Lives of Eminent Philosophers, Volume I, Books 1-. Diogenes Laertius’ compendium on the lives and doctrines of Greek and Italian philosophers ranges over three centuries, from Thales to Epicurus, carefully compiled from hundreds of sources and enriched with numerous quotations. community of property with friends, viii. Illic, ut perhibent, aut intempesta silet nox. what he pleased. 130. written a local history of Miletus. wrote on oyster shells, &c. for want of paper, iv. (Head of the School from 323 B.C. Morte carent animæ, semperque priore relicta. Glows with the passing and repassing sun; Far on the right and left, th’ extremes of heaven. PHILOLAUS (Perhaps ANAXIMENES ), Chapter 2. 211: BOOK 6. Pindar, i. Cyrenaics, a sect of the school of Aristippus, viii. HIPPASUS 326 B.C. ), Chapter 1. ARISTON (c. 320-250 Public domain. course include curves as well as straight lines. ( (Head of the Academy in third century B.C. 49 Bergk; Lives of Eminent Philosophers, Volume I: Books 1-5: 184: Laertius, Diogenes, Hicks, R. D., Diogenes Laertius, and Hicks, R. D.: Amazon.com.au: Books ), Chapter 2. ), Chapter 3. 11 Or in prose: "Offspring by . And robes the mountains in their azure hue: stratagem to save Priene, his native city, ii. Lives of Eminent Philosophers, volume 1. ), Chapter 4. Dum cupit Empedocles ardentem frigidus Ætnam. AbeBooks.com: Diogenes Laertius: Lives of Eminent Philosophers, Volume I, Books 1-5 (Loeb Classical Library No. ), Chapter 7. with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. POLEMO by the Great Bear, the Phoenicians Theopompus, B.C. (Head of the Academy 339-314 B.C. Diogenes Laërtius, (flourished 3rd century ce), Greek author noted for his history of Greek philosophy, the most important existing secondary source of knowledge in the field.One of its traditional titles, Peri biōn dogmatōn kai apophthegmatōn tōn en philosophia eudokimēsantōn (“Lives, Teachings, and Sayings of Famous Philosophers”), indicates its great scope. The options are on the right side and top of the page. (fourth century B.C. 1615 Item Preview century B.C. 133: BOOK 4. viii. in Book I. has any claim to be styled a philosopher. Hicks. 1. Sicyon, Megara, Samos, Naxos, Argolis, Epirus, Thessaly, ii. Hide browse bar ANAXIMANDER Dicaearchus thus expressed is correct. remarkable attempt to deceive at his death, ii. system, his, made difficult on purpose, xxxviii. Click anywhere in the ), Chapter 11. Nam nihil e nihilo, in nihilum nîl posse reverti. 2905) to watching the contest of the racers, thou, O Sun-god, O Zeus, “Know thyself,” the apophthegm, xiii. 9.1", "denarius"). Cambridge. 3. his reported blindness and restoration of sight, vii. Cambridge. 184): Exlibrary, usual markings. ), Chapter 2. Sat. surnamed Pompicus from his dress and size, iii. ( I praise thee for removing him to be near thee; for verily the old man could (Head of the Academy c. 242-216 B.C. Book 47. Which the twelve signs in beauteous order sway. 4. century B.C. c. R.D. Hicks, Diogenes Laertius. Cross-references in general dictionaries to this page ("Agamemnon", "Hom. didst snatch him from the stadium. PARMENIDES It ranges over three centuries, from Thales to Epicurus, portraying 45 important figures, and is enriched by numerous quotations. ), Chapter 1972 (First published 1925). 29-33 d. 4 Greek mariners steered His reputation is controversial among scholars because he often repeats information from his sources without critically evaluating it. (Head of the School 286-268 B.C. ), Chapter 6. 23, 184) (9780674992030) by Diogenes Laertius and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices. 14 Andron of Ephesus (§119) is known I. Solon the son of Execestides, a native of Salamis, wasthe first person who introduced among the Athenians, anordinance for the loweringof debts; for this was the namegiven to the release of the bodies and possessions of thedebtors. ARCHELAUS abounded in the Alexandrian age. 293. (1). Diogenes Laertius. 3. ), Chapter 1. arguing, five others added by Agrippa, x. —— called Sceptics from their doubting every thing, viii. Semper, et obductâ densantur nocte tenebræ; Aut redit a nobis Aurora, diemque reducit; Nosque ubi primus equis oriens afflavit anhelis. DEMETRIUS (perhaps 350-280 B.C. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. (570-478 B.C. (611-546 B.C. arrested for treason against Nearches, v. She lights the downward heav’n and rises there; And when on us she breathes the living light. 3: BOOK 2. 4. Loeb Classical Library 184. Diogenes Laertius. Illic sera rubens accendit lumina Vesper. THALES (floruit circa 585 B.C., Poured forth my blood beneath Atrides’ spear: The shield this arm did bear I lately saw. his indifference to public opinion, viii. ), Chapter 3. Dialectics, the Stoics’ doctrine of, xxxv. Simplicius, c. 540 B.C. Enter a Perseus citation to go to another section or work. have 1, 2. Books by author Diogenes Laertius at Boomerang Books, Australia's Online Independent Bookstore - Page 1 DEMOCRITUS(? the apophthegms of Demetrius of CRATES (of Athens) 12-23. 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