Corpus Aristotelicum has 3 ratings and 0 reviews. The Corpus Aristotelicum is the collection of Aristotle’s works that have survived from antiquity thro. Bibliography on the Ancient Catalogues of Aristotle’s Writings and the Origin of the Corpus. Aristotle & The corpus aristotelicum. Socrates B.C.; Plato Aristotle: B.C.. Earliest known biography of Aristotle was written by.

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Christopher marked it as to-read Apr 24, He was a fine scholar and in certain respects an innovator; a good example of Hellenistic erudition and scholarship, with the imperfections and merits of his age. He then reconstructs Andronicus’ biography by picking out from the Vita Marciana and the Arabic tradition all objective information on Aristotle and excluding all those small details which are so characteristic of Ptolemy’s Vita.

For a very illuminating overview of the complicated process by which Aristotle’s writings were transmitted to the West, see I. Rhetoric Rhetoric to Alexander Poetics. For immediately after Apellicon’s death Sulla, who had captured Athens, took his library and brought it here, where the scholar Tyrannio, who was an amateur of Aristotle, put his hand to it, having buttered up the librarian.

ariztotle I corous myself to stating briefly how I interpret the evidence. A marked it as to-read Jan 11, It is generally believed that Andronicus was scholarch in Athens in the seventies and published his edition there.

From Scepsis came the Socratics, Erastus and Coriscus, and also Coriscus’ son, Neleus, a man who attended the lectures both of Aristotle and of Theophrastus, and who took over Theophrastus’ library, which included Aristotle’s. John Patrick Lynch, Aristotle’s School.


On city libraries in the third century B. Most popular entries Platonic myths: This page was last edited on 29 Novemberat That is aristotleicum say, Wehrli tried only to isolate tendencies in the writings of Aristotle and his successors which, in his opinion, led to disintegration; he did not consider other modes of explanation which might help to account for the phenomenon and which might, in addition, suggest causes for the literary tendencies themselves.

From Rhodes came also Andronicus, of whom I shall speak presently. For Aristotle left his own library to Theophrastus, to whom he also entrusted the school. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Aristotld trivia or quizzes yet.

Littig, Baumstark and Plezia take for granted that Andronicus’ work contained a biography of Aristotle. Apellicon was a bibliophile rather than a philosopher.

When, early next year, Sulla stormed Athens, Apellicon was slain. Richard Blagrave rated it liked it Jan 27, Judged solely in terms of his philosophical influence, only Plato is his peer: Thus he inspired the creation of the myth of. Now, this is the one intention that we may hardly attribute to our philosopher. Wikisource has original text related to this article: Tyrannio went with him to Rome in 67 and there became an important person.

He identified “exoteric” with the popular writings, and held that the “acroatic” writings were more important and in reality the only true expression of Aristotle’s philosophy. Krystin Wills marked it as to-read Apr 26, The set of entries on Aristotle in this site addresses this situation by proceeding aistotle three tiers.

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Aristotle was the first man we know to have collected books, and he taught the kings of Egypt how to put a library together. This is all very attractive, but Plezia has finally to admit that not a single fragment of this Life of Aristotle has reached us; no ancient writer mentions the name of Andronicus in connexion with a single biographic detail, apart from the Will.


His extant writings span a wide range of disciplines, from logic, metaphysics and philosophy of mind, through ethics, political theory, aesthetics and rhetoric, and into such primarily non-philosophical fields as empirical biology, where he excelled at detailed plant and animal observation and taxonomy. Their successors — once these books became available — were better philosophers and better Aristotelians; yet they were obliged for the most part to speak at haphazard because of the number of mistakes.

The Psychology of the Emotions. It is probable that he acted as counsellor to Atticus in his publishing-house.

Corpus Aristotelicum

Greek Wikisource has original text related to this article: In Ptolemy’s catalogue we possess a transcript of his index which gives us a fairly good idea of the original.

Fraser Ptolemaic Alexandria I Oxford: They were probably lecture notes or student texts, and were almost certainly repeatedly reworked over a period of several years.

Littig Andronikos von Rodhos: Ross defends an interpretation according to which the phrase, at least in Aristotle’s own works, usually refers generally to “discussions not peculiar to the Peripatetic school “, rather than to specific works of Aristotle’s own. Rome too had a considerable hand in this.