The Discourses of Epictetus

By: EPICTETUS; MATHESON, P. E. (transator and prefatory material); ERNI, Hans (illustrations)

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A deluxe Heritage Press reprint edition offering the philosophical principles of Epictetus, a Greek Stoic philosopher who lived in Rome. His Discourses were recorded by Arrian, a pupil, in about 108 A.D. His advice is relevant in the modern world because of his practical observations about living a happy, successful life. Translated by P. E. Matheson, who also offers considerable prefatory information about Epictetus and his philosophy. Includes illustrations by the noted Swiss artist Hans Erni. Sandglass flyer not present. --- In green floral print paper-covered boards backed in green cloth, with titling in gilt on white spine block and green topstain. Volume housed in green paper-covered slipcase. --- With prior owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down, otherwise volume is in excellent shape: clean, unmarked and bright. Slipcase with minor sunning & rubbing in a couple of spots, is otherwise undamaged and is structurally sound.; Quarto - 11 to 13 in. tall; xxxiv, 308 pages

Title: The Discourses of Epictetus

Author Name: EPICTETUS; MATHESON, P. E. (transator and prefatory material); ERNI, Hans (illustrations)

Categories: >>Illustrated Classics, >>Philosophy/Psychology/Thought, >>Greek & Roman Classics,

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1968

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Stock No.: 83299