Have you ever wondered about the development of civilization? What topics were discussed in the days of ancient Greece? This collection of thoughts from Plato, Aristotle, and other masters of philosophy will lead your mind on a journey of enlightened exploration into ethics, morality, law, medicine, and more. With an introduction by a distinguished scholar of classic literature, this beautiful Canterbury Classics bonded-leather volume with gilded edges and specially designed endpapers is sure to be a favorite keepsake edition in your library.
The pieces in this edition were translated by the following contributors:
Plato: translated by Benjamin Jowett (1817–1893).
Aristotle’s Poetics: translated by Samuel Henry Butcher (1950–1910).
Aristotle’s Rhetoric: translated by William Rhys Roberts (1858–1929).
Xenophon: translated by Henry Graham Dakyns (1838–1911).
Epictetus: translated by Elizabeth Carter (1717–1806).
Epicurus: translated by Robert Drew Hicks (1850–1929).
About the Author
Canterbury Classics is an imprint of Printers Row Publishing Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Readerlink Distribution Services, LLC, the largest full-service book distributor to non-trade booksellers in North America. Canterbury Classics publishes classic works of literature in fresh, modern formats. From elegant leather-bound editions to whimsical pop-up books to the best-selling Word Cloud Classics series and more, our extensive collection is sure to captivate and inspire readers and brighten bookshelves.
Ken Mondschein is a college professor, scholar, fencing master, jouster, and author with expertise in subjects ranging from medieval history to contemporary politics. He was a Fulbright scholar to France, received his PhD in history from Fordham University and is certified as a master of historical fencing by the US Fencing Coaches' Association. His work includes history, fencing, introductions to works of classic literature, and other projects.