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The Characters Of Theophrastus

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Theophrastus


Theophrastus ( c. 371 – c. 287 BC) was an ancient Greek philosopher, successor to Aristotle in the Peripatetic School. He wrote on many to…

Trostschrift an seine Mutter Helvia

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Lucius Annaeus Seneca


Veröffentlicht 1867.Lucius Annaeus Seneca, genannt Seneca der Jüngere, war ein römischer Philosoph, Dramatiker, Naturforscher…

Marius the Epicurean, Volume 2

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Walter Pater


The conclusion of Pater's historico-philosophical novel about a young Roman nobleman's search for purpose and meaning. Set in the time of Ca…

The 'Sacred' Kurral of Tiruvalluva-Nayanar

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Thiruvalluvar and Thiruvalluvartranslated Byg. U. Pope


Tirukkural (holy couplet) is believed to be written more than 2000 years ago by sage Thiruvalluvar.This is a metric translation by Rev. G.U.…

On Benefits (De Beneficiis)

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Lucius Annaeus Seneca


De Beneficiis (English: On Benefits) is one of the moral essays composed by Seneca, Roman author of the 1st century CE. It deals with Stoic …

Lorenzo Scupoli - The Spiritual Combat, The Peace of the Soul, The Happiness of…


Lorenzo Scupoli


Lorenzo Scupoli - The Spiritual Combat, The Peace of the Soul, The Happiness of the Heart which Dies to Itself in Order to Live To God by Lo…

The Six Books of Proclus, the Platonic Successor, on the Theology of Plato

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Proclus and Thomas Taylor


The Six books of Proclus, the Platonic successor, on The Theology of Plato (Greek: ΠΕΡΙ ΤΗΣ ΚΑΤΑ ΠΛΑΤΩΝΑ ΘΕΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ; Latin: Theologia Platoni…

Octavius

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Marcus Minucius Felix


This ancient Roman dialogue plays out as a religious debate between the Christian lawyer Octavius, and his close friend, a skeptical pagan n…

Plato's Definitions and Epigrams / Πλάτωνος Ὅροι καὶ Ἐπιγράμματα

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Plato


Definitions is a dictionary of 184 terms, originated in Plato’s Academy. Until late antiquity Plato was named as the author of this work, bu…

A Selection from the Discourses of Epictetus with the Encheiridion

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Epictetus


Selection of text from the four-volume work by Epictetus commonly referred to as the Discourses. The sections are mostly quite short but pac…

On the Nature of Things (Munro translation)

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Titus Lucretius Carus


Titus Lucretius Carus (c. 99-55 BC), the author of "De Rerum Natura" or "On the Nature of Things," was a Roman poet and …

Movement & Progression of Animals

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Aristotle


Movement of Animals (or On the Motion of Animals; Greek Περὶ ζῴων κινήσεως; Latin De Motu Animalium) begins with a discussion of the physics…

Chapters 1-3 of Book I

In Prior Analytics

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Aristotle


Prior Analytics is the third of Aristotle's six texts on logic which are collectively known as the Organon ("Instrument"). In Prio…

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