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Diogenes

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Illustrated with 10 unique illustrations.

Diogenes, the author of the following work, was a native
(as is generally believed) of Laërte, in Cilicia, from which
circumstance he derived the cognomen of Laërtius. Little is
known of him personally, nor is even the age in which he lived
very clearly ascertained. But as Plutarch, Sextus Empiricus,
and Saturninus are among the writers whom he quotes, he is
generally believed to have lived near the end of the second
century of our era: although some place him in the time
of Alexander Severus, and others as late as Constantine. His
work consists of ten books, variously called: The Lives of
Philosophers, A History of Philosophy, and The Lives of
Sophists. From internal evidence (iii. 47, 29), we learn
that he wrote it for a noble lady (according to some,
Arria; according to others, Julia, the Empress of Severus),
who occupied herself with the study of philosophy, and especially of Plato.


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  • File Size: 1024 KB
  • Print Length: 498 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1428625852
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
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  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0019M9RAW
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