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Theophrastus of Eresus

Sources for His Life, Writings, Thought, and Influence (Vormingswerk, 13)

by William W. Fortenbaugh

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Published by Brill Academic Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical,
  • Theophrastus,
  • Philosophy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages4
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9076250M
    ISBN 109004094385
    ISBN 109789004094383

    Theophrastus (c. —c. B.C.E.) Theophrastus was a Greek philosopher of the Peripatetic school, and immediate successor of Aristotle in leadership of the Lyceum. He was a native of Eresus in Lesbos, and studied philosophy at Athens, first under Plato and afterwards under Aristotle. "In 'Theophrastus of Eresus: On Winds', Robert Mayhew provides a critical edition of the Greek text with English translation and commentary on the sole Peripatetic treatise devoted specifically to winds, by Aristotle's successor in the Lyceum.

    Phaenias of Eresus was a Greek philosopher from Lesbos, important as an immediate follower of and commentator on Aristotle. He came to Athens about BCE, and joined his compatriot, Theophrastus, in the Peripatetic school. His writings on logic and science appear to have been commentaries or supplements to the works of Aristotle and Theophrastus. He also wrote extensively on history. His . The student and successor of Aristotle, Theophrastus of Eresus is the author of one of the most important botanical works to have survived antiquity. A polymath and enthusiast of many interests, his studies explored all aspects of human knowledge and experience, especially natural innovationoptimiser.com: Delphi Classics Ltd.

    The student and successor of Aristotle, Theophrastus of Eresus is the author of one of the most important botanical works to have survived antiquity. A polymath and enthusiast of many interests, his studies explored all aspects of human knowledge and experience, especially natural science. Selected Bibliography on the Logic of Eudemus of Rhodes and Theophrastus of Eresus CRITICAL EDITION OF THE FRAGMENTS OF EUDEMUS OF RHODES (c. BC - .


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Jan 20,  · Dimitri Gutas, PhD () in Arabic and Islamic Studies, Yale University, is Professor of Arabic at Yale. He has published on the medieval Graeco-Arabic translation movement and its lexicography, the transmission of Greek philosophical texts into Arabic, and Arabic philosophy.5/5(1).

Theophrastus of Eresus on winds and on weather signs Paperback – January 1, by. Theophrastus. (Author) › Visit Amazon's. Theophrastus. Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Author. Theophrastus. Theophrastus of Eresus: Sources for Theophrastus of Eresus book Life, Writings, Thought, and Influence.

Sources on physics (texts ) This volume forms part of the large international Theophrastus project started by Brill in and edited by W. Fortenbaugh and others. Theophrastus of Eresus, Volume: 54 Editors: William Fortenbaugh, Pamela Huby, Robert Sharples and Dimitri Gutas These two volumes represent the first fruits of an international project to produce a new collection - text, translation and commentary - of the fragments and testimonia relating to Theophrastus (c.

/5 B.C.), Aristotle's. Introduction. Theophrastus of Eresus (/1–/1 BCE) came from the island of Lesbos (near Turkey) and was originally named Tyrtamos. Like many young men he was drawn to the metropolitan center of philosophical thought, Athens, and he studied briefly with Plato, then an old man (c.

/5). Mar 20,  · Theophrastus of Eresus Author: Massimo Raffa Among the many subjects on which Theophrastus wrote, music is one of the most fascinating, as Cited by: 2. Written By: Theophrastus, (born c. bc, Eresus, Lesbos—died c.

), Greek Peripatetic philosopher and pupil of Aristotle. He studied at Athens under Aristotle, and when Aristotle was forced to retire in he became the head of the Lyceum, the academy in Athens founded by Aristotle.

Theophrastus of Eresus in Lesbos, born about BCE, is the author of the most important botanical works that have survived from classical antiquity. He was in turn student, collaborator, and successor of Aristotle.

Like his predecessor he was interested in all aspects of human knowledge and experience, especially natural science. This series, often referred to by the acronym RUSCH, grew out of Project Theophrastus, an international undertaking, whose purpose has been to collect, edit and comment on the surviving works and fragments of Theophrastus of Eresus, Aristotle’s pupil and successor as head of the Peripatetic School.

Apr 03,  · Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers & Technology Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion Librivox Free Audiobook PodcastsPages: Theophrastus wrote two treatises on plants, the Enquiry into Plants (9 books) and the Causes of Plants (6 books).

As Morton () states, these books included not only personal observations made by Theophrastus but also material which had been sent to him from parts of. Apr 17,  · Theophrastus of Eresus was Aristotle's pupil and successor as head of the Peripatetic School. He is best known as the author of the amusing Characters and two ground-breaking works in botany, but his writings extend over the entire range of Hellenistic philosophic innovationoptimiser.com Edition: 1st Edition.

Theophrastus (Greek: Θεόφραστος; c. – c. BC[1]), a Greek native of Eresos in Lesbos, was the successor to Aristotle in the Peripatetic school.

He came to /5. Theophrastus of Eresus: Sources for His Life, Writings, Thought and Influence, vol. 8, Sources on Rhetoric and Poetics (Texts ). The naming of names; the search for order in the world of plants. Theophrastus of Eresus in Lesbos, born about BCE, is the author of the most important botanical works that have survived from classical antiquity.

He was in turn student, collaborator, and successor of. Theophrastus of Eresus in Lesbos, born about BCE, is the author of the most important botanical works that have survived from classical innovationoptimiser.com was in turn student, collaborator, and successor of Aristotle.

Like his predecessor he was interested in all aspects of human knowledge and experience, especially natural science. About The Book. This volume is a commentary on the rhetorical and poetic texts collected in the second volume of Theophrastus of Eresus: Sources for His Life, Writings. Jan 01,  · The Paperback of the Characters of Theophrastus by Theophrastus at Barnes & Noble.

The sources for the life of Theophrastus are collected in W. Fortenbaugh, P. Huby, R. Sharples, D. Gutas, Theophrastus of Eresus The narrative of their subsequent history should be treated with reserve: together with the books of Aristotle, which 2/5(1).

He has often been referred to as the first scientific botanist, and two of his practical, yet influential, books on the subject have survived into modern times.

Theophrastus wrote two seminal works in the field of botany called On the Causes of Plants and On the History of Plants. ‎The student and successor of Aristotle, Theophrastus of Eresus is the author of one of the most important botanical works to have survived antiquity.

A polymath and enthusiast of many interests, his studies explored all aspects of human knowledge and experience, especially natural science. On a soci. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Theophrastus. A Wikipedia article about this author is available. Theophrastus: The Characters of Theophrastus, trans.

by R. C. Jebb (HTML at innovationoptimiser.com) Theophrastus: Theophrastus on Stones: Introduction, Greek Text, English Translation, and Commentary (Columbus, OH: Ohio State University, ), ed. by Earle Radcliffe .Enquiry into Plants, II, Books On Odours.

Weather Signs book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Theophrastus of Eresus in Les /5(8).The three medieval texts that make up Jankyn's Book of Wikked Wyves have formed a vital part of Chaucerian research for more than half a century.

Integrated here for the first time, these texts now form a cornerstone volume of the Chaucer Library series. Near the end of her prologue, Chaucer's Wife of Bath tells how her fifth husband, Jankyn, a clerk of Oxford, taunted her by reading from a.