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The Deipnosophists

Athenaeus of Naucratis

The Deipnosophists

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by Athenaeus of Naucratis

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Published by Harvard University Press, Heinemann in Cambridge, Mass, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAthenaeus ; with an English translation by Charles Burton Gulick.
SeriesLoeb classical library
ContributionsGulick, Charles Burton.
The Physical Object
Pagination7 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21411119M

The Deipnosophistae, which means "dinner-table philosophers," survives in fifteen books. The first two books, and parts of the third, eleventh and fifteenth, are extant only in epitome, but otherwise the work seems to be : Late second century AD, Naucratis, . Athenaeus’ The Deipnosophists (The Learned Banqueters) is a second-century work of Greek fiction that describes the literary world of Hellenistic intellectuals in the Roman Plato in his Phaedo, the author uses dialogue to describe a series of dinner parties hosted by a wealthy patron of the arts.A cast of grammarians, lexicographers, and musicians participate in .

Athenaeus (ca. –ca. CE), a Greek of Naucratis in Egypt, lived in Rome and wrote a historical work now lost. Of the fifteen books of his surviving Deipnosophists ('Sophists at Dinner'), the first two and parts of the third, eleventh, and fifteenth exist only in summary, the rest apparently complete. In it he pretends to tell a friend about a banquet at a scholar's house 4/5(5). Shop Our 20 Books for that will help you Live the Very Best Shop Our 20 for The Deipnosophists: Or, Volume 1 by Athenaeus (of Naucratis). Overview - This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original.

  The Paperback of the The Deipnosophists or Banquest of the Learned Volume I by Athenaeus at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or Author: Athenaeus. PREFACE. The author of the Deipnosophists was an Egyptian, born in Naucratis, a town on the left side of the Canopic Mouth of the Nile. The age in which he lived is somewhat uncertain, but his work, at least the latter portion of it, must have been written after the death of Ulpian the lawyer, which happened A. D. Athenæus appears to have been imbued with a great love .


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Of the fifteen books of his surviving Deipnosophists ('Sophists at Dinner'), the first two and parts of the third, eleventh, and fifteenth exist only in summary, the rest apparently complete. In it he pretends to tell a friend about a banquet at a scholar's house whither the learned guests brought extracts from poetry for recitation and discussion.5/5(2).

Of the fifteen books of his surviving Deipnosophists ('Sophists at Dinner'), the first two and parts of the third, eleventh, and fifteenth exist only in summary, the rest apparently complete. In it he pretends to tell a friend about a banquet at a scholar's house whither the learned guests brought extracts from poetry for recitation and discussion.5/5(1).

ATHENAEUS is the author of this book; and in it he is discoursing with Timocrates: and the name of the book is the Deipnosophists. In this work Laurentius is introduced, a Roman, a man of distinguished fortune, giving a banquet in his own house.

The Deipnosophists is traditionally The Deipnosophists book into fifteen books, some of which have survived only in an abbreviated form. All of these books are available in translation online, either in the the translation by () on the LacusCurtius website, or in the translation by () on this website - but book 11 is not yet complete.

The Deipnosophists: or, Banquet of the learned, of Athenaeus. Literally translated by C.D. Yonge, B.A. With an appendix of poetical fragments, rendered into English verse by various authors, and a general indexH.G.

Bohn. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Associated-names Gulick, Charles Burton, tr Bookplateleaf Pages: Athenaeus. The Deipnosophists. Or Banquet Of The Learned Of Athenaeus. London. Henry G. Bohn, York Street, Covent Garden.

The National Endowment for the Humanities provided support for entering this text. The deipnosophists, or, Banquet of the learned of Athenæus. Source: Athenaeus of Naucratis. Yonge, C.D., Editor The deipnosophists, or, Banquet of the learned of.

The text of the Deipnosophists presents serious problems to readers. There is one obvious difficulty: the first two books of the fifteen-book long Deipnosophists, as well as a couple of pieces of other books, survive only in an extensive medieval epitome.

Consequently, the beginnings of the work cannot be fully known. Although the epitome is a. The Deipnosophists, or, Banquet of the Learned of Athenaeus. The author of The Deipnosophists was an Egyptian, born in Naucratis, a town. Athenaeus, of Naucratis. Athenaei Dipnosophistarum, sive Coenae Sapientum Libri XV.

Veneti: Apud Francisum Bartolomaei Honorati, When students inquire about the oldest books in our Rare Book Collection, it is always with great pleasure that I point them to a Latin edition of Athenaeus’ Deipnosophists.

It is not only a beautiful volume in. Each paragraph of each book of the Deipnosophists is linked to Index to Text, which is an experimental tool based on the Levenshtein distance for automatically aligning index entries with the Greek text of the Deipnosophists.

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The Deipnosophists by Athenaeus of Naucratis, edition, in English - With an English translation by Charles Burton Gulick. What is the status of a book that reuses fragments of thousands of other books.

To consider the Deipnosophists in the context of its genesis leads us once again to analyze the practices of the literati, which are the center of attention in Athenaeus’ text itself, through the interaction of the members of Larensius’ circle.

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Athenaeus (AD ca. –ca. ), a Greek of Naucratis in Egypt, lived in Rome and wrote a historical work now lost. Of the fifteen books of his surviving Deipnosophists ('Sophists at Dinner'), the first two and parts of the third, eleventh, and fifteenth exist only in summary, the rest apparently complete.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Deipnosophists; or, Banquet of the Learned of Athenæus by Athenaeus - .The Deipnosophistae was originally in fifteen books. The work survives in one manuscript from which the whole of books 1 and 2, and some other pages too, disappeared long ago.COVID Resources.

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