Theophrastus: Characters. Herodas: Mimes. Sophron and Other Mime Fragments. (Loeb Classical Library No. 225)

Theophrastus: Characters. Herodas: Mimes. Sophron and Other Mime Fragments. (Loeb Classical Library No. 225)This Volume Collects Important Examples Of Greek Literary Portraiture The Characters Of Theophrastus Consists Of Thirty Fictional Sketches Of Men Who Are Each Dominated By A Single Fault, Such As Arrogance, Boorishness, Or Superstition The Hellenistic Poet Herodas Wrote Mimes, A Popular Entertainment In Which One Actor Or A Small Group Portrayed A Situation From Everyday Life, Concentrating On Depiction Of Character Rather Than On Plot The Volume Also Includes A New Translation And Text Of Extant Portions Of The Mimes Of Sophron, A Syracusan Of The Fifth Century BCE Here Too Is A Selection Of Anonymous Mime Fragments.The Work Of Sophron And The Anonymous Mime Fragments Are Newly Added To The Loeb Classical Library In This Second Edition Of A Volume Published In 1993 Jeffrey Rusten And Ian Cunningham Have Also Updated Their Editions Of Theophrastus And Herodas.

Theophrastus Greek c 371 c 287 BC 1 , a Greek native of Eresos in Lesbos, was the successor to Aristotle in the Peripatetic school He came to Athens at a young age and initially studied in Plato s school After Plato s death, he attached himself to Aristotle Aristotle bequeathed to Theophrastus his writings and designated him as his successor at the Lyceum Theophrastus presid

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  • Theophrastus: Characters. Herodas: Mimes. Sophron and Other Mime Fragments. (Loeb Classical Library No. 225)
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  • 24 January 2018
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