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Anecdotes of the Cynics

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Informationen zum Autor Robert Dobbin was born in New York City in 1958. He received a PhD in Classics from the University of California at Berkeley in 1989, and taught history and classics at college level for years. He is the author of Epictetus Discourses: Book One (1998), as well as articles on Virgil, Plato and Pythagoras. He has also translated Epictetus's Discourses and Selected Writings (2008) for Penguin Classics. Currently he works as a book editor in northern California. Klappentext What makes us happy? For over 800 years the Cynic philosophers of ancient Greece and Rome argued that the answer lay in a simple, self-sufficient life. One of 46 new books in the bestselling Little Black Classics series, to celebrate the first ever Penguin Classic in 1946. Each book gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries - including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants. Zusammenfassung 'It's you who are the dogs...'

Product details

Assisted by Robert Dobbin (Translation)
Publisher Penguin Books Uk
 
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 03.03.2016
 
EAN 9780241251461
ISBN 978-0-241-25146-1
No. of pages 64
Dimensions 112 mm x 160 mm x 5 mm
Series Penguin Classics
Little Black Classics
Penguin Little Black Classics
Penguin Classics
Little Black Classics
Penguin Little Black Classics
Subjects Fiction > Narrative literature

Englisch; Lektüre, Ancient Greece, PHILOSOPHY / Essays, LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Ancient & Classical, Ancient Rome, Literary essays, Ancient Greek and Roman literature

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