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Lyco of Troas and Hieronymus of Rhodes : text, translation, and discussion

Author: William W Fortenbaugh; Stephen A White
Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ : Transaction Publishers, ©2004.
Series: Rutgers University studies in classical humanities, v. 12.
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"The book focuses on two Peripatetic philosophers who lived in the third century BCE, when Stoicism and Epicureanism flourished. Lyco of Troas was the third head of the Peripatos after Aristotle. Hieronymus of Rhodes was a member of the school and an antagonist of Lyco. Excellence in teaching was Lyco's distinguishing attribute, but he also attracted benefactors and had the reputation of being a bon vivant.  Read more...
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Named Person: Lyco, of Troas.; Hieronymus, of Rhodes.; Lycon.; Hiéronyme, de Rhodes.; Hieronymus (Rhodius); Lycon (Alexandrinus); Hieronymus, of Rhodes.; Lyco, of Troas.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William W Fortenbaugh; Stephen A White
ISBN: 0765802538 9780765802538
OCLC Number: 54844033
Language Note: Includes Greek and Latin texts with English translation.
Description: xi, 494 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Lyco of Troas: the sources, text and translation / Peter Stork --
Hieronymus of Rhodes: the sources, text and translation / Stephen White --
The life of Lyco and the life of the Lyccum / Jørgen Mejer --
Hieronymus in Athens and Rhodes / Elisabetta Matelli --
Peripatetic philosophers as wandering scholars: some historical remarks on the socio-political conditions of philosophizing in the third century BCE / Peter Scholz --
Third-century peripatetics on vision / Todd Stuart Ganson --
The historical setting of Hieronymus fr: 10 White (=fr. 53 wehrli) / Peter Lautner
Series Title: Rutgers University studies in classical humanities, v. 12.
Responsibility: edited by William W. Fortenbaugh, Stephen A. White.

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Volume 12 in the 'Rusch' series continues work already begun on the School of Aristotle. It focuses on two Peripatetic philosophers who lived in the third century BCE, when Stoicism and Epicureanism  Read more...

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