Theophrastus Characters

It has been suggested that the Characters are a collection of extracts from one or more works of Theophrastus . But the coherence and stylistic unity of the collection prove that its parts are not derived from unconnected works .

Theophrastus  Characters

This edition offers an improved text and translation of the collection, with a comprehensive commentary.

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Theophrastus: Characters
Language: en
Pages: 600
Authors: Théophraste, Theophrastus
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-12-16 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This edition offers an improved text and translation of the collection, with a comprehensive commentary.
Theophrastus' Characters
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: Sonia Pertsinidis
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-03 - Publisher: Routledge

This book presents an introduction to the Characters, a collection of thirty amusing descriptions of character types who lived in Athens in the fourth century BCE. The author of the work, Theophrastus, was Aristotle's colleague, his immediate successor and head of his philosophical school for thirty-five years. Pertsinidis' lively, original
Theophrastus: Characters
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: James Diggle
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-04-30 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Theophrastus:Characters is a collection of thirty 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 has had a profound influence on European literature. This edition aims to make it accessible to
Impressions of Theophrastus Such
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: George Eliot
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996-09 - Publisher: University of Iowa Press

Yet I have often been forced into the reflection that even the acquaintances who are as forgetful of my biography and tenets as they would be if I were a dead philosopher are probably aware of certain points in me which may not be included in my most active suspicion.
Theophrastean Studies
Language: en
Pages: 345
Authors: William W. Fortenbaugh
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Franz Steiner Verlag

Theophrastus of Eresus was Aristotle's successor as head of the Peripatetic School. He is best known for a humorous collection of character sketches, but his importance in antiquity and for the history of thought in general is much greater. He was the founder of systematic botany, and his work on