9 edition of Theophrastus: the character sketches. found in the catalog.
Theophrastus: the character sketches.
|Statement||Translated, with notes and introductory essays [by] Warren Anderson.|
|Contributions||Anderson, Warren D., tr.|
|LC Classifications||PA4449.E5 C5 1970|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxxii, 153 p.|
|Number of Pages||153|
|LC Control Number||78100623|
Buy The Characters Of Theophrastus by Theophrastus (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. out of 5 stars interesting character sketches from antiquity. Reviewed in /5(5). Cambridge University Press, p. Hardback. Series: Cambridge Classical Texts and Commentaries, 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.
A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library. Library of Congress Cataloguing in Publication data Theophrastus. [Characters. English & Greek] Characters / Theophrastus; edited with introduction, translation and commentary by James Diggle. p. cm. -- (Cambridge classical texts and commentaries; 41). As previously mentioned, Theophrastus wrote on a wide variety of subjects and even provided some of the most popular character sketches ever written. His book, Characters, consists of 30 brief character sketches in which he defined an undesirable personal quality and then went on to describe the traits of a man who exemplified them. This was a. In Books 3 and 4, Theophrastus studies cultivation and agricultural methods. In Books 5 and 6, he discusses plant breeding; diseases and other causes of death; and distinctive flavours and odours. Theophrastus’s celebrated Characters is of a quite different nature. This collection of descriptive sketches is the earliest known character.
Theophrastus is more generally known for his character sketches than cf he for his scientific work, al- char- though his treatises on bot- acters an y re p re sented the highest attainments made by science in that field during antiquity and the Middle Ages. Lecture Notes of Aristotle or Theophrastus, six books. Sixteen books of Physical Opinions. Epitome of Physical Opinions, one book. On Gratitude, one book. [Character Sketches, one book.] On Truth and Falsehood, one book. The History of Theological Inquiry, six books. Of the Gods, three books. Geometrical Researches, four books. Theophrastus' Characters is a joyous festival of fault-finding: a collection of thirty closely observed personality portraits, defining the full spectrum of human flaws, failings, and follies. With piquant details of speech and behavior taken straight off the streets of ancient Athens, Theophrastus gives us sketches of the mean, vile, and.
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