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Theophrastus

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Works: 2,356 works in 7,317 publications in 14 languages and 46,500 library holdings
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Subject Headings: Authors, Greek  Philosophers 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Honoree, Other, Creator, Dubious author, Author of introduction, Annotator, Contributor
Classifications: PQ1803, 110
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The Characters of Theophrastus by Theophrastus( Book )

1,403 editions published between 1080 and 2015 in 15 languages and held by 6,537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theophrastus' Characters is a collection of thirty short character-sketches of various types of individuals who walked the streets of Athens in the late fourth century BC. This edition presents a radically improved text for a unique work which had a profound influence on European literature. The translation is designed to be readable and reveals the nuances of the original Greek--through a comprehensive commentary that clarifies the often enigmatic references within the text
Enquiry into plants and minor works on odours and weather signs by Theophrastus( Book )

177 editions published between 1916 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Enquiry into plants Theophrastus classifies and describes varieties - covering trees, plants of particular regions, shrubs, herbaceous plants, and cereals; in the last of the nine books he focuses on plant juices and medicinal properties of herbs. This edition is in two volumes, the secondd contains two additional treatises: On Odours and Weather Signs. -- Jacket
De causis plantarum : in three volumes by Theophrastus( Book )

109 editions published between 1483 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enthält: Bd. 1: Books 1+2; Bd. 2: Books 3+4; Bd. 3: Books 5+6
Les caractères de Théophraste, traduits du grec, avec Les caractères; ou Les mœurs de ce siècle. [Texte établi, avec introduction, notes, relevé de variantes, glossaire et index par Robert Garapon by Jean de La Bruyère( Book )

136 editions published between 1688 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Theophrastus: the character sketches by Theophrastus( Book )

7 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Metaphysics by Aristotle( Book )

36 editions published between 1823 and 2002 in 8 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aristotle's formulation of an ultimate science argues that the reality of things lies in their concrete forms, which laid the foundation for one of the cardinal branches of Western philosophy
Theophrastus of Eresus : sources for his life, writings, thought, and influence by Pamela M Huby( Book )

39 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume forms part of the large international Theophrastus project started by Brill in 1992 and edited by W.W. Fortenbaugh and others. Together with volumes comprising the texts and translations, the commentary volumes provide a new generation of classicists with an up-to-date collection of the fragments and testimonia relating to Theophrastus (c.370-288/5 b.c.), Aristotle's pupil and successor as head of the Lyceum
De lapidibus by Theophrastus( Book )

24 editions published in 1965 in 4 languages and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theophrastus on stones : introduction, Greek text, English translation, and commentary by Theophrastus( Book )

18 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De ventis by Theophrastus( Book )

20 editions published between 1551 and 1975 in 5 languages and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theophrastou Charakte︠̄res Ēthikoi = Theophrasti Characteres ethici by Theophrastus( Book )

157 editions published between 1583 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Theophrastoū ēthikoi charaktēres] = Theophasti notationes morum by Theophrastus( Book )

90 editions published between 1599 and 1802 in 7 languages and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theophrastus and the Greek physiological psychology before Aristotle by George Malcolm Stratton( Book )

35 editions published between 1917 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Strange to say, there exists in English no complete translation of Theophrastus's small but exceedingly valuable writing On the Senses. And this must be my excuse for undertaking a work that could have been so much better done by many another hand. An understanding of Greek physiological psychology before Plato and after Aristotle requires that one know his Theophrastus; and having studied this fragment long myself, in the attempt to learn more of the history of psychology, it seemed but a neighbourly act to lighten, if one could, the labour of other psychologists until some abler help should come. For while Theophrastus's account of the views of others is for the most part available in English, scattered here a sentence and there a paragraph through the works of men like Burnet and Beare, yet the canny judgments by Theophrastus himself, which in extent are nearly one-half of his De Sensibus, are usually either given in briefest summary or else omitted. And so one receives no feeling, which the connected whole would give, of the state of critical psychology in the later day. With the thought, then, that there will be readers interested in this later work and especially in Theophrastus's own psychology, and who will be unwilling to use him merely as a reporter of his predecessors, I have attempted to gather from the De Sensibus and his other writings the substance of his own convictions regarding sense perception and the particular senses and in regard to pleasure and pain"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)
Characters by Herodas( Book )

56 editions published between 1929 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"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. Unassuming in style, his character sketches nonetheless bear resemblance to the vivid figures of the period's New Comedy. The Hellenistic poet Herodas wrote mimes, a popular Greek entertainment in which one actor or a small group portrayed a situation from everyday urban life, concentrating on depiction of character rather than on plot. Here too in a new text and translation are substantial portions of the mimes of Sophron, a Syracusan of the 5th century B.C. whose work Plato is said to have enjoyed, as well as a selection of anonymous mime fragments." "The extant work of Sophron and the anonymous mime fragments are newly added to the Loeb Classical Library in this edition. And Jeffrey Rusten and Ian Cunningham have updated their editions of Theophrastus and Herodas (both first published in 1993) in light of the latest scholarship."--Jacket
Theophrastus On first principles : (known as his Metaphysics) : Greek text and medieval Arabic translation by Theophrastus( Book )

15 editions published in 2010 in 3 languages and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The short aporetic essay On First Principals by Theophrastus, thought to have been transmitted as his Metaphysics, is critically edited for the first time on the basis of all the available evidence - the Greek manuscripts and the medieval Arabic and Latin translations - together with an introduction, English translation, extensive commentary, and a diplomatic edition of the medieval Latin translation. This book equally contributes to Graeco-Arabic studies as ancilla of classical studies and includes the first critical edition of the Arabic translation with an English translation and commentary, a detailed excursus on the editorial technique for Greek texts whose medieval Arabic translations are extant as well as for the Arabic translations themselves, and a complete Greek and Arabic glossary as a blueprint for future lexica."--Jacket
Die logischen Fragmente des Theophrast by Andreas Graeser( Book )

16 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theophrastus of Eresus by William W Fortenbaugh( Book )

12 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These volumes form part of the large international Theophrastus Project started by Brill in 1992 and edited by W.W. Fortenbaugh and others. Together with volumes comprising the texts and translations, the commentary volumes provide a new generation of classicists with an up-to-date collection of the fragments and testimonia relating to Theophrastus (c.370-288/5 B.C.), Aristotle's pupil and successor as head of the Lyceum
On weather signs by Theophrastus( Book )

9 editions published in 2007 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes an account of various manuscripts and places the work in its historical and scientific context. This work also lays out the details of the manuscript tradition
The moral characters of Theophrastus. Made English from the Greek. With a prefatory discourse concerning Theophrastus, from the French of Monsr De La Bruyere by Theophrastus( Book )

14 editions published between 1702 and 2009 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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De causis plantarum : in three volumes
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Enquiry into plants and minor works on odours and weather signsDe causis plantarum : in three volumesTheophrastus of Eresus : sources for his life, writings, thought, and influenceCharactersTheophrastus On first principles : (known as his Metaphysics) : Greek text and medieval Arabic translationTheophrastus of EresusOn weather signs