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Published by W. Heinemann, ltd., G.P. Putnam"s sons in London, New York .
Written in English


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Statementwith an English translation by Charles Burton Gulick.
SeriesLoeb classical library
ContributionsGulick, Charles Burton, b. 1868.
The Physical Object
Pagination7 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23075561M

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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 split 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 index , H.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. Athenaeus, Deipnosophists - Book Stream. Book 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Paragraph. 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.