In French literature: La Bruyere, Les Caracteres ou les moeurs de ce siecle, first published 1688, "The Characters, or Manners of the Age." Second publication with the addition in 1699 of Les Caracteres de Theophraste traduits du grec ("The Characters of Theophrastus
translated from the Greek").
and Richards, J.F.C., 1956, Theophrastus
On Stones: Ohio State University Press, Columbus, Ohio, 238 p.
In the space of a paragraph he turns from the regretful acknowledgment of difference to an unabashedly savant discussion of Theophrastus
and a translation of his Characters.
Fruitlessly consulting the classical botanists Pliny and Theophrastus
, their Renaissance followers could not believe that maize was unknown to the Greeks and Romans.
In fact, the material's properties have been known since antiquity, and is mentioned in Theophrastus
, Cato, Varro, Pliny the Elder, Columella, and Plutarch, classical authors who lived and wrote between the 4th century B.C.
(3) I defend these remarks about the media of olfactory and auditory experience and add an important qualification in my paper "Aristotle and Theophrastus
on Sense-Perception through a Medium," Die Philosophie der Antike (forthcoming).
Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus
Bombast von Hohenheim, who took the name Paracelsus when he was about 20 years old, was born in 1493.
Plinius Secundus (1601 and 1634).(4) In Of Education, Milton writes that after a student learns grammar and reads Aristotle and Theophrastus
, 'The like accesse will be to Vitruvius, to Senecas naturall questions, to Mela, Celsus, Pliny, or Solinus'.
The Greek writer Theophrastus
(1916) reported the maximum yield for wheat in Babylon as 100-fold over what was sown.
With that in mind, the Greek botanist Theophrastus
bestowed the goddess's name on an extremely colorful group of flowers.
Hep!', a little-known essay from Eliot's last work, Impressions of Theophrastus
Such, explaining the claims of Jews to an understanding of their history and aspirations, is a little odd); Eliza Lynn Linton, with her hysterically anti-feminist essay, 'The Girl of the Period'; and 'New Women' of the 1890s such as Mona Caird, Sarah Grand, and Vernon Lee.
Something similar is suggested by a passage of Theophrastus
.(19) Here the less penetrating but allegedly more omnidirectional movements of lower-pitched notes are said to be paralleled by the reverberations of instruments equipped with a [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] or a [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (a bronze bell), since these are [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]; and if one touches the soundbox, or the `horn or arm' of an instrument ([GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] ...