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Diogenes the story of the Greek philosopher. by Aliki

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English



  • Greece


  • Diogenes, d. ca. 323 B.C. -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Diogenes, d. ca. 323 B.C.,
  • Philosophers -- Greece -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Philosophy, Ancient -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Philosophers.

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About the Edition

Briefly describes the life of the man who chose to live as a beggar and yet became one of the most famous and respected men of ancient Greece.

Edition Notes

StatementTold and illustrated by Aliki.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
LC ClassificationsB305.D44 A54
The Physical Object
Pagination[32] p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5619650M
LC Control Number68028512

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The Oxford World Classics translation of the Cynic Diogenes’ “Sayings and Anecdotes,’ by Robin Hard was a fun and enlightening read. But it was a slow read with one finger always in the notes in order to appreciate the context of what Diogenes said and did/5(65). The Diogenes book series by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child includes books Brimstone, Dance of Death, and The Book of the Dead. See the complete Diogenes series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Diogenes was a native of Sinope, son of Hicesius, a banker. Diocles relates that he went into exile because his father was entrusted with the money of the state and adulterated the coin‐ age. But Eubulides in his book on Diogenes says that Diogenes himself did this and was forced.   You could refer to books that deal with Cynic Philosophy,considering Diogenes is often touted as the father of the my view the best book on this concept would be the Penguins Classics Edition of The Cynic Philosophers: From Diogenes to J.

Diogenes Quotes. View the list No man is hurt but by himself. Diogenes. Man Hurt Himself. Modesty is the color of virtue. Diogenes. Color Modesty Virtue. Calumny is only the noise of madmen. Diogenes. Only Noise Calumny Madmen. Wise leaders generally have wise counselors because it takes a wise person themselves to distinguish them. Chapter 7. CHRYSIPPUS (c. B.C.) [] Chrysippus, the son of Apollonius, came either from Soli or from Tarsus, as Alexander relates in his was a pupil of Cleanthes. Before this he used to practise as a long-distance runner ; but afterwards he came to hear Zeno, or, as Diocles and most people say, Cleanthes ; and then, while Cleanthes was still living, . Lives of Eminent Philosophers. Diogenes Laertius. R.D. Hicks. Cambridge. Harvard University Press. (First published ). National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Preservation and Access provided support for entering this text. This text was converted to electronic form by Data Entry and has been proofread to a low level of accuracy.   [He says the same in Book XII. of his "De Natura," and further that the sun is eclipsed when the moon throws her shadow over him, and the moon is eclipsed by the shadow of the earth; or again, eclipse may be due to the moon's withdrawal, and this is cited by Diogenes the Epicurean in the first book of his "Epilecta."]

Diogenes Book Club. 95 likes. Love to read? Hop onto the bandwagon and join us on the journey into the world of books, to find more book lovers like yourself and share some fun stories.5/5(3). Introduction. Diogenes Laertius (3rd century CE) is the author of a collection of poems entitled Pammetros and of a work in ten books known as the Lives and Opinions of Eminent Lives were dedicated to a woman who was an enthusiastic Platonist (Book 3, § 47 and B § 29) and whose identity is unknown. Diogenes’ collection of poems in . Title: Diogenes, seated before his barrel, reading from a book, a plucked hen standing behind him at right; Creator: Ugo da Carpi|Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) Date Created: ca. –30; Physical Dimensions: Image: 18 11/16 x 13 5/8 in. ( x cm) Mount: 28 x 22 in. ( x cm) Type: Print. Diogenes, (born, Sinope, Paphlygonia—died c. bce, probably at Corinth, Greece), archetype of the Cynics, a Greek philosophical sect that stressed stoic self-sufficiency and the rejection of luxury. He is credited by some with originating the Cynic way of life, but he himself acknowledges an indebtedness to Antisthenes, by whose numerous writings he was probably influenced.