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The Discourses as reported by Arrian ; The manual ; and, the fragments

Author: Epictetus.; W A Oldfather
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press ; London : W. Heinemann, 1925-1928.
Series: Loeb classical library, 131, 218.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Epictetus ('Acquired', probably his real name) was a crippled Greek slave of Phrygia during Nero's reign (A.D.54-68) who heard lectures by the Stoic Musonius before he was freed. Expelled with other philosophers by the emperor Domitian in 89 or 92 he settled permanently in Nicopolis in Epirus and, in a school which he called 'healing place for sick souls', taught a practical philosophy, details of which were taken  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations
Early works
Translations into English
Early works to 1800
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Epictetus.
Discourses as reported by Arrian ; The manual ; and, the fragments.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press ; London : W. Heinemann, 1925-1928
(OCoLC)755205076
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Epictetus.; W A Oldfather
ISBN: 0674991451 9780674991453 0674992407 9780674992405 0434992186 9780434992188
OCLC Number: 10544880
Language Note: Greek text with English translation on facing pages ; introduction and commentary in English.
Notes: Greek and English on opposite pages.
Includes indexes.
Description: 2 volumes ; 17 cm.
Contents: 1. Discourses, books I and II --
2. Discourses, books III and IV. The manual. The fragments.
Series Title: Loeb classical library, 131, 218.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Epictetus ; with an English translation by W.A. Oldfather.

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Unlike his predecessors, Epictetus (c. 50 120 CE), who grew up as a slave, taught Stoicism not for the select few but for the many. A student, the historian Arrian, recorded Epictetus s lectures and,  Read more...

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