Theophrastus Characters

This book presents an introduction to the Characters, a collection of thirty amusing descriptions of character types who lived in Athens in the fourth century BCE.

Theophrastus  Characters

Author: Sonia Pertsinidis

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351997815

Page: 112

View: 167

This book presents an introduction to the Characters, a collection of thirty amusing descriptions of character types who lived in Athens in the fourth century BCE. The author of the work, Theophrastus, was Aristotle's colleague, his immediate successor and head of his philosophical school for thirty-five years. Pertsinidis' lively, original and scholarly monograph introduces Theophrastus as a Greek philosopher. It also outlines the remarkable influence of the Characters as a literary work and provides a detailed discussion of the work's purpose and its connection with comedy, ethics and rhetoric.

Related Books:

Theophrastus' Characters
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: Sonia Pertsinidis
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-03 - Publisher: Routledge

This book presents an introduction to the Characters, a collection of thirty amusing descriptions of character types who lived in Athens in the fourth century BCE. The author of the work, Theophrastus, was Aristotle's colleague, his immediate successor and head of his philosophical school for thirty-five years. Pertsinidis' lively, original
Theophrastus' Characters
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: James Romm
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018 - Publisher:

"These Characters are people we know--they're our quirky neighbors, our creepy bosses, our blind dates from hell. Sharp-tongued Theophrastus, made sharper than ever in this fresh new edition, reminds us that Athenian weirdness is as ageless as Athenian wisdom." -Mary Beard, Professor of Classics at Cambridge University, presenter of BBC's
Theophrastus: Characters
Language: en
Pages: 600
Authors: Théophraste, Theophrastus
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-12-16 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This edition offers an improved text and translation of the collection, with a comprehensive commentary.
The Characters of Theophrastus
Language: en
Pages: 172
Authors: Theophrastus
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-25 - Publisher: Good Press

"The Characters of Theophrastus" by Theophrastus (translated by William A. Hammond, Charles E. Bennett). Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that
Theophrastus Characters
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Theophrastus, Io Healey
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1616 - Publisher:

Books about Theophrastus Characters