Epicurus’s morals, collected partly out of his own Greek text, in Diogenes Laertius, and partly out of the rhapsodies of Marcus Antonius, Plutarch, Cicero, & Seneca. And faithfully Englished. Epicurus.
Epicurus’s morals, collected partly out of his own Greek text, in Diogenes Laertius, and partly out of the rhapsodies of Marcus Antonius, Plutarch, Cicero, & Seneca. And faithfully Englished
Epicurus’s morals, collected partly out of his own Greek text, in Diogenes Laertius, and partly out of the rhapsodies of Marcus Antonius, Plutarch, Cicero, & Seneca. And faithfully Englished

Epicurus’s morals, collected partly out of his own Greek text, in Diogenes Laertius, and partly out of the rhapsodies of Marcus Antonius, Plutarch, Cicero, & Seneca. And faithfully Englished.

London: printed for H. Herringman at the Blew Anchor, 1670.

Second edition. Engraved portrait frontispiece. [38], 201, [1] pp. 8vo. Contemporary speckled calf, remnants of manuscript spine label. Generally clean internally, some expert restoration to joints. ESTC R13827; Wing E3156. Item #309176

Second edition of Walter Charleton's translation of Epicurus's Morals, first published in 1656. Charleton's translation, which includes his influential "Apologie for Epicurus," was "the main conduit for the transmission of Epicurean ideas to England" (Jon Parkin, ''Science, Religion and Politics in Restoration England" (1999), p. 149).

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