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Bion of Borysthenes

a collection of the fragments with introduction and commentary

by Bion of Borysthenes

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Published by [Univ.], Almqvist & Wiksell International, distr. in Uppsala, Stockholm .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[edited by] Jan Fredrik Kindstrand.
SeriesStudia Graeca Upsaliensia ;, 11, Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis., 11.
ContributionsKindstrand, Jan Fredrik.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA3944.B38 E5 1976
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 310 p. ;
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4336350M
ISBN 109155404863
LC Control Number78377432

And also Bion of the Borysthenes, the phil Bion 2 (of Smyrna) - a bucolic poet, 2nd century B.C. → Wikipedia entry /16 The death of the bucolic poet Bion. Bion 3 of Soli - author of a book about Ethiopia Athen_ the Immortals does; as Bion relates in his History of Bion - in documents. The last sentence is a saying by the cynic philosopher of the Hellenistic time, Bion of Borysthenes. We find it in Joannes Stobaeus’ Anthology of extracts from Greek authors: “Bion the sophist used to say that the love of money is the root of all evil”. Galatians “ [ ] But if ye be led of the Spirit, ye are not under the law [ ].

  A very long time ago Bion of Borysthenes, ( B.C.) wrote,. Though boys throw stones at frogs in sport, yet the frogs do not die in sport but in earnest. This Greek slave, later a freedman turned philosopher, shared several ideas that get interpreted lots of ways and still resonate today.   Juvenal on traffic ; Pope on the Dark Age ; Voltaire on optimism ; Lucilius & Horace ; Bion of Borysthenes ; Lucilius, Horace, Persius, Juvenal, Claudian ; Lucian, Julian the Apostate ; Byron, Hugo, Campbell, and contemporaries -- Erasmus, Browning ; Swift's Modest proposal -- Housman's Fragment of a Greek tragedy ; Burns's Holy Willie's prayer ; Pegler's My day ; Standard speech to the Pages:

  The Study of Dialectic, in fourteen books, 12, lines. After this come fifteen books, and then sixteen books of Studies relating to Style. Nine books on Ratiocination. Six books concerned with Mathematics. Two other books entitled Things relating to the Intellect. On Geometers, five books. Commentaries, one book. Contraries, one book. 3 posts published by KhmerPAC during October My dear Kacvey, Let go back for a moment to historical philosophy in ancient Greece by visiting what was known about the reflections and sayings by Bion of Borysthenes, in the third century B.C., as related by Diogenes Laertius.


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Bion of Borysthenes: A collection of the fragments with introduction and commentary (Studia Graeca Upsaliensia) [Bion] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Bion. Bion of Borysthenes, (born. bc—died. bc), Greek philosophical writer and preacher. He was a freed slave and the son of a courtesan and has been credited with originating the Cynic “diatribe,” or popular discourse on morality, whose style may have influenced that of the Christian sermon.

Few of. Bion was by birth a citizen of Borysthenes [Olbia]; who his parents were, and what his circumstances before he took to philosophy, he himself told Antigonus in plain terms. Bion of Borysthenes: a collection of the fragments with introduction and commentary by Bion, Bion of Borysthenes book Borysthenes, fl.

B.C : Bion of Borysthenes Quotes. Self-conceit is the enemy of progress. Bion of Borysthenes. Self, Enemy Of Progress, Conceit. "The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers Good slaves are free, but bad free men are slaves of many passions.

Bion of Borysthenes. Passion, Men, Slave. 2 Copy. Get this from a library. Bion of Borysthenes: a collection of the fragments with introduction and commentary.

[Bion, of Borysthenes; Jan Fredrik Kindstrand]. 1 Comment on Bion of Borysthenes But we always blame anything other than our own perversity and bad nature, accusing old age, poverty, circumstances, the day, the hour, the place, and Diogenes [the Cynic] thus claimed to have heard the voice of Vice accusing herself and saying, ‘No one other than I myself are to blame for all these ills.’.

Bion of Borysthenes. A collection of the fragments with introduction and J. Kindstrand. (Studia graeca Upsaliensia, ) Uppsala: The University. Author: R. Sharples. It is like the bite that one can get when one takes hold of a wild beast, says Bion [of Borysthenes]; if you grasp a snake by its middle, you will get bitten, but if you seize it by the head, nothing bad will happen to you.

And likewise, he says, the pain that you may suffer as a result of things outside yourself depends on how.

In his Index Bioneus, containing all instances in which Bion of Borysthenes is mentioned or quoted in ancient literature, O.

Hense also included a reference to Philodemus, Rhetorica Sudhaus, where τν Βορυσθενίτην is mentioned, but gave no further treatment of this : /S Almost nothing else is known of his life, and even the approximate times of his birth and death are based upon metrical analysis of his few surviving poems.

He is often referred to as Bion of Smyrna to distinguish him from the philosopher Bion of Borysthenes. A verse epitaph to Bion was traditionally attributed to Moschus.

Bion of Borysthenes (c. – c. BC) was a Greek philosopher closely allied to the Cynic school, who was famous in the ancient world for his witty remarks.

Referring to a wealthy miser he said, "He has not acquired a fortune; the fortune has acquired him.". His work consists of ten books, variously called: The Lives of Philosophers, A History of Philosophy, and The Lives of Sophists.

From internal evidence (iii. 47, 29), we learn that he wrote it for a noble lady (according to some, Arria; according to others, Julia, the Empress of Severus), who occupied herself with the study of philosophy, and especially of Plato.

Eratosthenes claimed that Bion was the first who put on philosophy a flowery dress. Bion gave birth to a new kind of literature, Diatribe, the modern word is discourse, in ancient writings was a combination of rhetorical speech and dialogue, teaching through pleasure. Bion (satellite), a series of Soviet satellites from the s and s.

Bion, in physics, the bound state of two solitons. Bions, hypothetical corpuscles of biological energy. Plato's Podcasts: The Ancients' Guide to Modern Living [Vernon, Mark] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Plato's Podcasts: The Ancients' Guide to Modern Living on Bion of Borysthenes (who taught the value of empathy, of truly understanding points of view that are not your own); on Marcus Manilius (who espoused determinism 4/4(1). English: Bion of Borysthenes (Greek: Βίων Βορυσθενίτης), c.

– c. BC, was a Greek philosopher. After being sold into slavery, and then released, he moved to Athens, where he studied in almost every school of philosophy.

It is, however, for his Cynic-style diatribes that he. Bion of Borysthenes (c. BC) Greek philosopher, cynic, wit In Diogenes Laërtius, Bion, iii Alt.

trans.: "The road to Hades is easy to travel; at any rate men. BION, of Borysthenes (Olbia), in Sarmatia, Greek moralist and philosopher, flourished in the first half of the 3rd century B.C.

He was of low origin, his mother being a courtesan and his father a dealer in salt fish, with which he combined the occupation of smuggling. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Bion of Borysthenes (Greek: βίων βορυσθενίτης; c. BC) was a Greek philosopher. After being sold into slavery, and then released, he moved to Athens, where he studied in almost every school of philosophy available. Referring to a wealthy miser he said, 34He has not acquired a fortune the fortune has acquired him - quote by Bion Of Borysthenes on YourDictionary.Chapter 7.

BION (third century B.C.) [46] Bion was by birth a citizen of Borysthenes [Olbia]; who his parents were, and what his circumstances before he took to philosophy, he himself told Antigonus in plain terms. For, when Antigonus inquired.Bion was by birth a citizen of Borysthenes [Olbia]; who his parents were, and what his circumstances before he took to philosophy, he himself told Antigonus in plain terms.

For, when Antigonus.