Authors: Teofrasto • Teofrasto • Maria de Fátima Sousa e Silva (translation, introduction and commentary)
Digital ISBN: 978-989-26-0900-3
Publisher: Coimbra University Press
Date: December 2014
Price: 12,76 €
Size: 190 mm x 120 mm
This publication includes the translation of the Characters of Theophrastus, with an introduction and footnotes, following the recent edition and commentary by J. Diggle. In the introduction, after a short information about the author and his intellectual activity, the different literary genres are considered that left their influence on this production by Theophrastus: the ethic thought of Aristotle, contemporary rhetoric and New Comedy. The study is complemented with an actualized bibliography.