Corpus Aristotelicum has 3 ratings and 0 reviews. The Corpus Aristotelicum is the collection of Aristotle’s works that have survived from antiquity thro. Bibliography on the Ancient Catalogues of Aristotle’s Writings and the Origin of the Corpus. Aristotle & The corpus aristotelicum. Socrates B.C.; Plato Aristotle: B.C.. Earliest known biography of Aristotle was written by.

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It was outside the Peripatos that Aristotle’s philosophic tenets, his scientific method, his achievements is various branches of ‘science, in brief, his life’s work gained most importance.

In Ptolemy’s catalogue we possess a transcript of his index which gives us a fairly good idea of the original. To Littig the solution was simple: Silently and without entering upon the problem many scholars seem to presuppose that Aristotle’s writings, in the form they are handed down to us in the Corpus Aristotelicum, were widely circulated during the Hellenistic era and that the edition of Andronicus was nothing but a stage in an otherwise uninterrupted tradition.

As to quotations from Plato it is, as everybody knows, quite the other way. Clarendon Press His judgment is superficial as so often.

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Published first published This may come as a surprise to modern readers of Aristotle, whose treatises often seem heavily technical, poorly written, and badly organised sristotle and yet it is difficult to doubt the judgement of a man like Cicero. Judged solely in terms of his philosophical influence, only Plato is his peer: The find from Scepsis was probably not unimportant, but of much greater ariistotle was the large-scale influx of books to the private libraries in Rome after about 60 B.


Soter was obviously very anxious to uphold the traditional relations with Aristotle’s school. Tyrannnio seems to have advised Atticus to publish works of Aristotle after the manuscripts, bought to Rome by Sulla and Lucullus. For we suspect that scholars often have to deal with texts whose definitive form owes something to the work of Aristotle’s disciples. And these sources proved to be cotpus of the worst sort, such as those tendencies of the age which emphasized the marvelous over the logical.

The Peripatos was evacuated, and what eventually was left of books landed in Apellicon’s library. For bh part I find the first alternative more probable. Very useful is M.

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Since we have no exact information about these editions, it can hardly have been more than occasional copies. Zeller had a slightly higher opinion of the Hellenistic Peripatos, but only slightly; cf.

Email subscription Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Aristotslicum marked it as to-read Aug 16, Reference to them is made according to the organization forpus Immanuel Bekker’s nineteenth-century edition, which in turn is based on ancient classifications of these works.

Most popular entries Platonic myths: For a very illuminating overview of the complicated process by which Aristotle’s writings were transmitted to the West, see I.

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Ruth marked it as to-read Nov 13, But that loss alone cannot, as Strabo would have it, completely explain the decline of the Peripatos. The most detailed and readable study is perhaps that of J. The Art of Failure.

Alex added it Jun 28, These texts, as opposed to Aristotle’s lost works, are technical philosophical treatises from within Aristotle’s school. It is not very likely that he made new editions of works already known and widely circulated, such as aristoelicum dialogues, Protrepticus, the polities.


Caesar intended to bring the books to Rome and had them transported down to the harbour. Still others acquired Aristotle’s name through similarities in doctrine or content, such as the De Plantis, aristtelicum by Nicolaus of Damascus. Tyrannio left the task of preparing an edition of Aristotle’s works aristoetlicum Andronicus of Rhodes.

We shall now briefly trace the history of this edition. Michael Lydon marked it as to-read Jul 31, He gave rise to a school of commentators whose main activity aimed at making the learned writings of Aristotle more intelligible by means of paraphrases and commentaries: His interest in this kind of literature is thus well attested.

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Until new evidence is produced, I think we must rest content with what we really know, namely that Ptolemy relied on Andronicus for his Index librorum and for the text of the Will. It is more than probable that he brought with him copies of the Aristotelian school literature, and I have already mentioned his correspondence with Theophrastus on this matter.

For the dialogues, see also the editions of Richard Rudolf WalzerAristotelis Dialogorum fragmenta, in usum scholarum Aristogleand Renato Laurenti, Aristotele: