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Diogenes Laertius


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Diogenes Laertius : 

"... [the young Frances Power Cobbe] ... read, in what translations were ... accessible, in Eastern sacred philosophy, such as Anquetil du Perron's Zend Avesta, and Sir William Jones's Institutes of Menu, and found out as much as she could about the Greek and Alexandrian philosophers from Diogenes Laertius and the old translators, as well as from a large Biographical Dictionary."

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: Frances Power Cobbe      Print: Book


Diogenes Laertius : unknown

'PBS reads Diogenes Laertius.'

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: Perct Bysshe Shelley      Print: Book


Diogenes Laertius : Life of Xenophon

'Friday June 30th. Read the Life of Xenophon by Diogenes Laertius -- I am ill all day. .'

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: Claire Clairmont      Print: Book


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