Musonius Rufus and Greek diatribe

by Anton Cornelis van Geytenbeek

Publisher: Van Gorcum in Assen

Written in English
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  • Musonius Rufus, C. b. ca. 30.
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    Statementby A. C. Van Geytenbeek.
    SeriesWijsgerige teksten en studies,, 8
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB589.M89 G46 1963
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p.
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5132415M
    LC Control Number74245394
    OCLC/WorldCa975913

  Musonius Rufus (c. AD 30–) was one of the four great Roman Stoic philosophers, the other three being Seneca, Marcus Aurelius, and Musonius’ pupil Epictetus. During his life, Musonius’ Stoicism was put to the test, most notably during an exile to Reviews: Lectures and Fragments of Musonius Rufus. Ethical Fragments by Hierocles. Meditations In Verse by Marcus Aurelius and James Blake. The Stoics by Diogenes Laërtius. In addition to these six books there is also 'Seneca the Stoic,' a biographical essay. Each work has been newly revised, edited and curated for the digital age.   But what did ancient Greek and Roman philosophers have to say about the topic? Read on for nine tips for wedded bliss from the first century CE philosophers Plutarch and Gaius Musonius Rufus. I didn't write this book; Stoic philosopher Musonius Rufus did—or rather, his student Lucius did. Nor did I translate the words in this book; my colleague Cynthia King did. I am listing it here because of the role I played in editing and publishing the work. Also, it is a must-read for any modern Stoic.

Nussbaum. It's not meant as criticism of this article to point out that it relies on a single modern source. It's carefully done, but could benefit from additional sources, such as Martha Nussbaum, "The Incomplete Feminism of Musonius Rufus, Platonist, Stoic, and Roman," in The Sleep of Reason, p. ff. Google Books offers a limited preview here. MUSONIUS RUFUS (30 – CE?). Musonius Rufus belongs to a group of Roman Stoic thinkers that also includes Seneca and Marcus was Epictetus's teacher. Only fragmentary accounts of his views, recorded by others, have survived (English translation in the edition by Cora Lutz). Geytenbeek, Musonius Rufus and Greek Diatribe (Assen: Van Gorcum, ) Musonius Rufus, Fragment 24Thebestexampleofanti-eroticdiscourseisLucretius,, Lucretius on Love and Sex: A Commentary on “De Rerum Natura” IV.   Everyone in my milieu has heard of Musonius through a story in Guy Davenport’s book Da Vinci’s Bicycle ().The piece is called “C. Musonius Rufus” (the “C” stands for Gaius).There, Musonius is a supremely tough, supremely crabby-craggy figure, attractive in the same way the character Caska is, in the beginning of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar.

There is a complete Musonius Rufus and the rarely published Stoic Hierocles. Consolations From A Stoic contains all three of Seneca’s consolations – To Marcia, To Helvia and To Polybius. On The Shortness of Life also by Seneca is presented in a brand new translation by author Damian Stevenson. Lucretius On the Nature of Things (50 BCE) Cicero On Ends (1 st century BCE) Seneca Letters (c. 65 CE) Musonius Rufus Discourses (1 st century CE) Marcus Aurelius Meditations ( CE) Gretchen Reydams-Schils is Professor in the Program of Liberal Studies at the University of Notre Dame. Epictetus (c. c. CE) was born a slave. His master, Epaphroditus, allowed him to attend the lectures of the Stoic philosopher Musonius Rufus and later gave him his freedom. From numerous references in his Discourses it is clear that Epictetus valued freedom as a precious possession. He would have been on the side of the many people living now who, while not actually. The year was 65 AD, a little less than a hundred years after the assassination of Julius Caesar and the foundation of the Roman Empire. Musonius Rufus, the foremost Stoic philosopher of his times.

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Musonius Rufus and Greek Diatribe [Wijsgerige Teksten En Studies] Van Geytenbeek, A. Language: English. Brand new Book.

This is the complete works of Musonius Rufus (CE), the man who taught Epictetus. While he was very well-known and respected during his time, he is less widely known now.

He was a social activist, a proto-feminist. Musonius Rufus and Greek diatribe. [Anton Cornelis van Geytenbeek] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 bgn. Musonius Rufus (c. AD ) was one of the four great Roman Stoic philosophers, the other three being Seneca, Marcus Aurelius, and Musonius' pupil Epictetus. During his Musonius Rufus and Greek diatribe book, Musonius' Stoicism was put to the test, most notably during an exile to Gyaros, a barren island in the Aegean Sea.4/5.

Gaius Musonius Rufus was born before 30 C.E. in Volsinii, an Etruscan city of Italy, as a Roman eques (knight), the class of aristocracy ranked second only to senators.

He was a friend of Rubellius Plautus, whom emperor Nero saw as Musonius Rufus and Greek diatribe book threat. When Nero banished Rubellius around 60 C.E., Musonius.

Gaius Musonius Rufus (/ ˈ r uː f ə s /, Greek: Μουσώνιος Ῥοῦφος) was a Roman Stoic philosopher of the 1st century AD. He taught philosophy in Rome during the reign of Nero and so was sent into exile in 65 AD, returning to Rome only under was allowed to stay in Rome when Vespasian banished all other philosophers from the city in 71 AD although he was eventually Born: c.

AD 20 – 30, Volsinii, Etruria. Musonius Rufus (c. AD 30–) was one of the four great Roman Stoic philosophers, the other three being Seneca, Marcus Aurelius, and Musonius’ pupil Epictetus.

During his life, Musonius’ Stoicism was put to the test, most notably during an exile to Gyaros, a barren island in the Aegean Sea.

☆ Musonius Rufus ☆ Download by Musonius Rufus Musonius Rufus C AD Was One Of The Four Great Roman Stoic Philosophers, The Other. A leading scholar of ascetical studies, Richard Valantasis explores a variety of ascetical traditions ranging from the Greco-Roman philosophy of Musonius Rufus, the asceticism found in the Nag Hammadi Library and in certain Gnostic texts, the Gospel of Thomas, and other early Christian texts.

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IN the fourth book of Stobaeus’ Anthologium, in a section entitled, ‘The Virtue of Having Children’, there is preserved a passage from the writings of the first-century Roman knight and Stoic, Musonius Rufus. Musonius Rufus and Greek Diatribe.

Anton Cornelis. Musonius Rufus and Greek diatribe Cloth Hfl. 14,75 Series: Wijsgerige teksten en Studies, nr 8 The Stoic philosopher Musonius Rufus, Epictetus' teacher, was famous in Antiquity, not only for his high moral character, but also on account of his wisdom, for which he was even mentioned in one and the same breath with Socrates.

The lectures, or discourses, of (Gaius) Musonius Rufus (fl. 1st century CE) were recorded by his student, Lucius, and preserved by Joannes Stobaeus (fl. 5th century CE). There are 21 lectures and 53 fragments extant of Musonius Rufus on Stoic philosophy.

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Epictetus, Greek philosopher associated with the Stoics, remembered for the religious tone of his teachings, which commended him to numerous early Christian thinkers. His original name is not known; epiktētos is the Greek word meaning “acquired.” As a boy he was a slave but managed to attend. Stoic Six Pack 2 (Illustrated): Consolations from a Stoic, On the Shortness of Life, Musonius Rufus, Hierocles, Meditations in Verse and The Stoics by Marcus Aurelius, Musonius Rufus.

Musonius Rufus was a Roman Stoic philosopher from the first century C.E. Cora E. Lutz was a translator, whose translations of Musonius are considered by many to be the best versions available in s: 4.

Since the publication of Foucault's History of Sexuality the volume of Classical scholarship on gender, sexuality and the body has steadily increased in tandem with the expansion of these topics in other areas of the Humanities.

This volume will provide readers with a substantial selection of primary sources documenting sexualities, sexual behaviors, and perceptions of sex. The Musonius Rufus Diet. by Kevin Vost. And indeed at each meal there is not one hazard for going wrong, but many.

First of all, the man who eats more than he ought does wrong, and also the man who wallows in the pickles and sauces, and the man who prefers the sweeter foods to the more healthful ones, and the man who does not serve food of the same kind or amount to his guests.

Musonius Rufus was a first century AD pagan Stoic philosopher whose views were much like the teachings of the New Testament. He was also very liberated in his beliefs about the equality of. van Geytenbeek, Musonius Rufus and Greek Diatribe (Assen, ) J.

Kindstrand, Bion of Borysthenes (Uppsala, ) Barbara P Wallach, A History of the Diatribe from its Origin up to the First Century B. and a Study of the Influence of the Genre Upon Lucretius. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Musonius Rufus books online.

Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. For parallels between Musonius and the New Testament see Van der Horst, P. W., ‘ Musonius Rufus and the New Testament ’, NovT 16 () – 6 Musonius describes the ideal relationship of children to their parents as κηδεμονικκ ς ( 14).

The name given by his parents, if one was given, is not known - the word epiktetos in Greek simply means "acquired."Epictetus spent his youth as a slave in Rome to Epaphroditos, a very wealthy freedman of Nero.

Even as a slave, Epictetus used his time productively, studying Stoic Philosophy under Musonius Rufus. The short dialogue entitled Nero or on the digging of the Isthmus, preserved in the manuscripts of Lucian, is an intriguing contents are quickly summarised.

Nero's abandoned attempt to dig through the Isthmus of Corinth is discussed by the two interlocutors, a certain Menecrates and the philosopher Musonius Rufus, who is said to have taken part in the digging (1). As a student of Stoicism, I found this short book very delightful. It consists of lecture notes from Musonius Rufus.

Although it was written almost 2, years, it feels as relevant as ever. Some of the themes: gender equality, obedience to parents, marriage. I truly recommend this, even if you are not yet interested in philosophy/5(5). ‎ "To relax the mind is to lose it." Stoic Six Pack 2 brings together six more essential texts for students of Stoicism: Consolations From A Stoic by Seneca On The Shortness of Life by.

Musonius Rufus was a Roman Stoic philosopher from the first century C.E. Cora E. Lutz was a translator, whose translations of Musonius are considered by many to be the best versions available in English.

Musonius in situ. Of all the Stoics whose teachings survive, it’s fair to say that Musonius Rufus is the least studied, and I would argue, the least appreciated. For the past year I have been mostly a student solely of Musonius.To be Greek is to read Homer.

The great epic poems of the Iliad and the Odyssey were known to all Greeks, these epic poems would be read for several days at the annual religious festivals. These Homeric epics had a far greater influence on the ancient Greek tongue than even the Bible and Shakespeare influence on the English language.I Moreover, Musonius' ethics are extensively discussed by A.

C. VAN GEYTENBEEK, Musonius Rufus and Greek Diatribe, AsseI1 I (who also mentions the older literature). Good text-editions have been composed by 0. HENSE, C.

Musonii Rufi reliquiae, Leipzig I, and by C. E. LUTZ, Musonius Rufus.