Complete Works of Diogenes Laertius (Delphi Classics)

Complete Works of Diogenes Laertius (Delphi Classics)

by Diogenes Laertius, Delphi Classics

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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. This comprehensive eBook presents Diogenes’ complete extant works, with beautiful illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Diogenes’ life and works
* Features the complete extant works of Diogenes, in both English translation and the original Greek
* Concise introductions to the poetry and other works
* Includes Hicks’ celebrated translation, previously appearing in the Loeb Classical Library edition
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Easily locate the sections you want to read with individual contents tables
* Provides a special dual English and Greek text, allowing readers to compare the sections paragraph by paragraph – ideal for students
* Features a bonus Testimonia section – discover Diogenes’ ancient world
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

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CONTENTS:

The Translation
LIVES OF THE EMINENT PHILOSOPHERS

The Greek Text
CONTENTS OF THE GREEK TEXT

The Dual Text
DUAL GREEK AND ENGLISH TEXT

The Testimonia
TESTIMONIA



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781910630877
Publisher: Delphi Publishing Limited
Publication date: 02/01/2011
Series: Delphi Ancient Classics
Sold by: PUBLISHDRIVE KFT
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 578,582
File size: 14 MB
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