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Wit and wisdom of Epictetus

by Epictetus

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Published by Privately printed by Nathan Haskell Dole in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesThe Breviary treasures, Breviary treasures
The Physical Object
Pagination207 p.
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25410135M
OCLC/WorldCa5816598

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  Sometime around 68AD, Epictetus was granted his freedom and began teaching philosophy as a free man. In 93AD, the current emperor of Rome banished all philosophers from the city and so Epictetus went to northern Greece where he lived out the rest of his : Justin Gammill. Epictetus was born nearly 2, years ago in Hierapolis (present-day Pamukkale in Turkey) as a slave in a wealthy household. Later, Epictetus obtained his freedom shortly after emperor Nero’s death and started teaching philosophy in Rome for nearly 25 years. This lasted until emperor Domitian famously banished all philosophers in Rome. Epictetus fled to Nicopolis Epictetus Quotes Read Missing: Wit.


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