The Works of Epictetus : Consisting of His Discourses, in Four Books, the Enchiridion, and Fragments

By: Epictetus

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xvi, 437 pages; green cloth binding with gilt lettering. Top and bottom of the spine show wear, corners slightly bumped; former owner's name stamped in book several times 'Jessie B. Swift'. Several small stains on the cover, and a 3/4 inch split to the binding on the front cover hinge. The English translation of Epictetus (55-135AD) taken from his student, Arrian's writings when he 'quotes' Epictetus. 'He taught that philosophy is a way of life, not just a theoretical discipline'. Elizabeth Carter (1717-1806) translated the Latin in 1758 into English. She was a noted female writer and translator of the 18th century and a member of the 'Bluestocking Circle'. See - Blanck - Bibliography of American Literature #8372. Very good copy.

Title: The Works of Epictetus : Consisting of His Discourses, in Four Books, the Enchiridion, and Fragments

Author Name: Epictetus

Categories: Philosophy and Religion, Literature,

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Publisher: Boston, Mass, Little, Brown, and Company: 1865

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 14623

Keywords: STOIC STOICISM PHILOSOPHY EPICTETUS ARRIAN ELIZABETH CARTER DK-209