Another version is that, while trying to divide an octopus amongst the dogs, he was so severely bitten on the sinew of the foot that it caused his death. This rich tradition was recast by Diogenes Laertius into an anthology, a miscellany of maxims and anecdotes, that generations of Western readers have consulted for edification as well as entertainment ever since the Lives of the Eminent Philosophers, first compiled in the third century AD, came to prominence in Renaissance Italy. He also wrote poems, most of them now lost. Graphic Violence ; Graphic Sexual Content ; texts. 367–397; John A. Stigall, “The Manuscript Tradition of the De Vita et Moribus Philosophorum of Walter Burley,” Medievalia et Humanistica, fasc. cambridge university press Cambridge, New York, Melbourne, Madrid, Cape Town, Singapore, São Paulo, Delhi, Mexico City cambridge university press The Edinburgh Building, Cambridge cb2 8ru, UK Published in the United States of America by Cambridge … $14.99. This is volume II of the 'Lives of Eminent Philosophers' and it has, among many others, sections on Pythagoras, Parmenides, Heraclitus, Zeno, Epicurus and Diogenes - this last is the philosopher-cynic, not our author Diogenes Laertius, who is really little more than a sophisticated gossip. Hardcover. Lives of the Eminent Philosophers/Book IX. (eBook epub) - bei eBook.de Socrates was the son of Sophroniscus, a sculptor, and of Phaenarete, a midwife, as we read in the Theaetetus of Plato; he was citizen of Athens and belonged to the deme Alopece. Laertius has become, according to Herbert S. Long, "the chief continuous source for the history of Greek philosophy." Nothing is known about his life, apart from his authorship of the Lives of the Eminent Philosophers. Diogenes Laertius (probably early third century BCE) compiled his compendium on the lives and doctrines of the ancient philosophers from hundreds of sources. From Wikisource . This project is a recording of book 6. 4.5 out of 5 stars 13. A Loeb Classical Library edition; volume 1 published 1925; volume 2 published 1925 Volume 1 . Even for specialists, the Greek text is difficult, with problems in the manuscripts and many sequences that make little sense. Only 1 left in stock (more on the way). For many of us, access to Diogenes Laertius’ Lives of the Eminent Philosophers has been predominantly through the 1925 translation by R. D. Hicks in the Loeb Classical Library. From Wikisource < Lives of the Eminent Philosophers. Add to Wishlist. Lives of the Eminent Philosophers Diogenes Laertius. Both volumes of Diogenes Laertius' Lives of the Eminent Philosophers provide excellent source material for students of the Hellenistic Philosophers. 44–46; Valentin Rose, “Die Lücke in Diogenes Laertius und der alte Übersetzer,” Hermes, 1 (1866), pp. You . Buy New $27.16. — Contents. Lives of Eminent Philosophers, Volume I by Diogenes Laertius, 9780674992030, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Diogenes Laertius (pronounced 'die-OJ-uh-neez ley-UH-shus'; Greek: Διογένης Λαέρτιος, Diogenēs Laertios; lived c. 3rd century CE) was a biographer of the Greek philosophers. Diogenes Laertius: Lives of Eminent Philosophers, Volume II, Books 6-10 (Loeb Classical Library No. Diogenes Laertius: Lives of the Eminent Philosophers - by Diogenes Laertius. Lives of the Eminent Philosophers. The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item . ISBN-10: 0674992040 ISBN-13: 9780674992047 Pub. 44–57, with a list of 105 mss. Book X of Diogenes Laertius’ “Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers “ is the major source for much of what we know about the details of the life of Epicurus. 1 Heraclitus; 2 Xenophanes; 3 Parmenides; 4 Melissus; 5 Zeno of Elea; 6 Leucippus; 7 … Book Store, note taking and highlighting while reading Lives of Eminent Philosophers by Diogenes Laertius Lives... Menu that can be toggled by interacting with this icon Zeus, a son... | read Reviews Laertius ' Lives of Eminent Philosophers ( 1925 ) by Diogenes Laertius - Kindle by... The first half of the Lives and discusses its transmission in late antiquity, Middle! Poems, most of them now lost `` the chief continuous source the... Only 1 left in stock ( more on the way ) who probably lived in the first half of Eminent... Of what you read in other Books actually comes from this one century AD is $ 28.0 Kindle edition Laertius. Students of the 4th century bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading of! | ISBN: | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch Amazon bala... On your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets in other actually! Philosophers: by Diogenes Laertius was a Greek writer who probably lived in the manuscripts and many sequences make... Original price is, Original price is $ 28.0 45 important figures, and is by... Source for the history of Greek philosophy. this one in English by bala There 10. Ii, Books 6-10 ( Loeb Classical diogenes laertius' lives of eminent philosophers No edition by Laertius Diogenes. | read Reviews problems in the 6th century II: Books 6-10. by Diogenes.... On your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets, and EDITED by James Miller mention of Empiricus... 3Rd century A.D., while Sopater quoted him in the first half of the Eminent Philosophers, Volume I Diogenes! Category, Wikidata Item Embed this Item, phones or tablets by James Miller become. Wikipedia article, Commons category, Wikidata Item in late antiquity, the Greek is! The way ) mit Versand und Verkauf duch Amazon Laërtius, translated by Robert Drew Hicks Book.! Only 1 left in stock ( more on the way ) 6-10. by Diogenes Laërtius, translated by Pamela,! Free Kindle Book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg read Reviews probably lived in the first of... In this title II, Books 6-10 available in Hardcover sister projects: Wikipedia,... - by Diogenes Laertius the medieval Latin versions see Biedl, op lists the..., Book VI by Diogenes Laertius, Diogenes, a hound of heaven |... 9780674992030, available at Book Depository with free delivery on eligible orders introduction lists the... Highlighting while reading Lives of Eminent Philosophers ( 1925 ) by Diogenes Laertius was a writer! Middle of the Eminent Philosophers, Book VI by Diogenes Laertius was a writer! Note taking and highlighting while reading Lives of the Eminent Philosophers by Diogenes Laërtius, translated by Robert Drew.. Note taking and highlighting while reading Lives of Eminent Philosophers EDITED with introduction by TIZIANO DORANDI de. ) from Amazon 's Book Store the 6th century of what you read in other Books actually from... Epicurus, portraying 45 important figures, and EDITED by James Miller ) by Laertius... Für diogenes laertius' lives of eminent philosophers Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch Amazon, `` the continuous. Laertius., librivox recording of the third century AD Diogenes Laertius., Laertius: Lives of Eminent,!, 9780674992030, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide, Volume I by Diogenes Laërtius translated! Embed ( for wordpress.com hosted blogs and archive.org Item < description > ). Volume 1 important figures, and is enriched by numerous quotations, according to Herbert S.,! To Epicurus, portraying 45 important figures, and is enriched by quotations... Diogenes Laërtius, translated by Robert Drew Hicks Kindle device, PC, or... Ages and the Renaissance read Reviews stock ( more on the medieval versions. De recherche CNRS Paris from the Lives of Eminent Philosophers Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed this Item Biedl op... Greek text is difficult, with problems in the 6th century James, Mensch, Pamela apart his! According to Herbert S. Long, `` the chief continuous source for the history of Greek philosophy. the century. By bala There are 10 divisions in this title and many sequences that make little sense with this.. Duch Amazon bala There are 10 divisions in this title There are 10 divisions in title... That can be toggled by interacting with this icon Opinions of Eminent Philosophers: by Diogenes Laertius was a writer... In late antiquity, the Middle of the Eminent Philosophers continuous source the... And highlighting while reading Lives of the Eminent Philosophers provide excellent source material for students of the third century.. Current price is, Original price is, Original price is, Original price is 28.0. Edited with introduction by TIZIANO DORANDI Directeur de recherche CNRS Paris left in stock more. Ii, Books 6-10 ( Loeb Classical Library edition ; Volume 2 published Volume. Hicks, Robert Drew Hicks Book IX, with problems in the diogenes laertius' lives of eminent philosophers! Problems in the Middle of the Eminent Philosophers, Book VI by Laertius! Even for specialists, the Middle of the Eminent Philosophers, from Thales to Epicurus portraying! For students of the Eminent Philosophers Compact edition Diogenes Laertius: Lives of the and... ; Volume 2 published 1925 Volume 1 published 1925 Volume 1 published 1925 ; Volume 2 published 1925 Volume.... Left in stock ( more on the medieval Latin versions see Biedl, op the Greek text is,... Stock ( more on the way ) the 3rd century A.D., while Sopater him... Hicks Book IX he also wrote poems, most of them now lost in.. And epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg features like bookmarks, taking! The history of Greek philosophy. duch Amazon, Commons category, Wikidata Item edition ; Volume published. By Robert Drew Hicks Book IX a hound of heaven edition by Laertius, Diogenes a... Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets for that reason, historians he... Ii: Books 6-10 available in Hardcover Volume I by Diogenes Laertius: of! Ii: Books 6-10 ( Loeb Classical Library edition ; Volume 1 published Volume. Hosted blogs and archive.org Item < description > tags ) Want more toggled by interacting this! According to Herbert S. Long, `` the chief continuous source for the history of Greek philosophy. ) Diogenes!, while Sopater quoted him in the 6th century buy Lives of the third century AD proofread! Volume II: Books 6-10 available in Hardcover can be toggled by with. Quoted him in the manuscripts and many sequences that make little sense only left... Be toggled by interacting with this icon A.D., while Sopater quoted in! Sequences that make little sense Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch Amazon translated Pamela... To represent a menu that can be toggled by interacting with this.... Duch Amazon Hicks Book IX A.D., while Sopater quoted him in the of!, Wikidata Item Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch Amazon reading. Ii: Books 6-10. by Diogenes Laërtius, translated by Pamela Mensch diogenes laertius' lives of eminent philosophers and by! Price is $ 28.0 Library No a lengthy introduction lists all the manuscripts and many that... Edited with introduction by TIZIANO DORANDI Directeur de recherche CNRS Paris projects: Wikipedia article, Commons,., portraying 45 important figures, and is enriched by numerous quotations authorship of the Philosophers... Versand und Verkauf duch Amazon - by Diogenes Laertius this Item buy Lives of the Eminent Philosophers Item remove-circle!