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Title: Libanius's Progymnasmata
Author: Libanius/ Gibson, Craig (TRN)
Publisher: Lightning resource Inc
Publication Date: 2008/11/20
Number of Pages: 571
Binding style: PAPERBACK
Library of Congress: 2008043282
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Forty two. Demosthenes lived 384–322 b. c. e. ; Lycurgus lived ca. 390–ca. 325/4 b. c. e. forty three. [Plutarch], Vit. X orat. 841A–844A, specially 842C. forty four. Hesiod, Theog. 22–34. forty five. Hesiod, Op. 286–292. forty six. The comedian poet Epicharmus; a similar passage (frg. 287 CGF) is stated in [Hermogenes] eight. Xenophon, Mem. 2. 1. 20, equally hyperlinks Hesiod and the unnamed poet. Cf. Hock and O’Neil, Chreia and historical Rhetoric, 187 n. 329; Foerster advert loc. seventy eight libanius’s progymnasmata four. Θεόφραστος ἐρωτηθεὶς τί ἐστιν ἔρως ἔφησε πάθος ψυχῆς σχολαζούσης. (1) Ἐμοὶ δοκεῖ καὶ Θεόφραστον ἐπαινεῖν, ὃς ἐπὶ φιλοσοφίᾳ λαμπρὰν ἐκτήσατο δόξαν ζηλωτὴς Ἀριστοτέλους τοῦ διδασκάλου γενόμενος καὶ τοὺς ἐκείνου πόνους καὶ τὰς ἐκείνου διδασκαλίας δείξας τοῖς ἑαυτοῦ συγγράμμασιν, ᾧ καὶ τοὔνομα διὰ τὴν περὶ τὸ λέγειν ὑπῆρξεν ἀρετὴν τῶν τὸν ἐκείνου λόγον τεθαυμακότων προσηγορίαν θεμένων αὐτῷ τὸν Θεόφραστον. (2) τοῦτον ἤρετό τις προσελθὼν ἀξιώσας παρ’ αὐτοῦ μανθάνειν τί ποτ’ ἄρα χρὴ νομίζειν τὸν ἔρωτα καὶ περὶ τί φύεται τῶν ὄντων. ὁ δὲ πρὸς αὐτὸν ἔφη· τὴν ἀφειμένην τῶν φροντίδων ψυχὴν ταύτην τοῖς ἐρωτικοῖς κατέχεσθαι πάθεσι καὶ ταύταις ἐνοχλεῖν τὸν ἔρωτα ἔγνωμεν, ὁπόσας ἔστιν εὑρεῖν τῶν ἄλλων πραγμάτων κεχωρισμένας. (3) εὖ γε τοῦ λόγου, Θεόφραστε. καλῶς ἐμοὶ κατανενοηκέναι δοκεῖς τοῦ πάθους τὰς ἀφορμάς. μαρτύριον δὲ τῶν εἰρημένων ἐναργὲς τὸ τοὺς ὀρθῶς ἔχοντας λογισμοὺς τούτῳ τῷ λόγῳ συμβαίνειν. ὅτι δὲ τοῦτο τῶν μετεχόντων ἀληθείας ἐστὶ τὸ παρὰ τοῦ Θεοφράστου ῥηθὲν γνῶναι ῥᾴδιον. (4) Ἐνθυμηθῶμεν γὰρ οὑτωσὶ καὶ λογισώμεθα ψυχὴν εἶναί τινα μήτε παιδείας ὀρεγομένην, δι’ ἧς ἢ ῥητορεύειν ἔστιν ἢ φιλοσοφεῖν, μήτ’ αὖ μετιοῦσαν τὴν τῶν χειρῶν ἐργασίαν, οἷον χαλκευτικὴν ἢ τεκτονικὴν ἢ τὸ ναυπηγεῖσθαι ναῦς ἢ τὴν τῶν οἰκοδομούντων ἢ τὴν ὑφαντικὴν ἤ τινα τοιαύτην ἑτέραν ἧς τὸ ἔργον ἐν ταῖς χερσίν. εἰ τοίνυν τοιαύτην εὑρίσκοιμεν ψυχὴν ἀργίᾳ χαίρουσαν, ὄκνοις ἡδομένην, ἀτεχνίᾳ συνοῦσαν, ἆρα τὴν τοιαύτην οὐκ ἂν ἀποφαινοίμεθα φυγὴν αὐτῶν σπουδασμάτων ἤ τινα χείρω νοσεῖν; ἐπεὶ καὶ τὸν ἀντὶ τοῦ γεωργεῖν οἴκοι καθήμενον καὶ καταρρᾳθυμοῦντα τῆς γῆς καὶ τὸν ἀντὶ τοῦ πλεῖν ἐν τῇ γῇ μένοντα μάτην οὐ πεπιστεύκαμεν τῇ διανοίᾳ παρέχειν σχολὴν ὥστε τῶν ἀτόπων ἐρᾶν; (5) καὶ γὰρ οὕτως ἔχει καὶ τὸ πρᾶγμα φύσει τοιοῦτόν ἐστιν. ὁ περὶ μηδενὸς τῶν ἀναγκαίων πεφροντικὼς The workout in Anecdote seventy nine Anecdote four: Theophrastus, upon being requested what love is, acknowledged, “the ardour of an idle soul. ”47 short compliment (1) To me it sort of feels most sensible additionally to compliment Theophrastus, who got an illustrious popularity for philosophy through turning into an imitator of his instructor Aristotle and exhibiting that man’s paintings and teachings through his personal treatises; his identify additionally happened via his excellence in talking, while those that popular his speech gave him the identify Theophrastus. forty eight Paraphrase (2) somebody approached and requested him this query, asking to profit from him simply what he should think that love is and in what type of items that exist does it clearly belong. And he answered to him: “We comprehend that the soul that's published from its issues is what's possessed by means of erotic passions, and that love harasses each soul that it might probably locate indifferent from different pursuits.