Posidonius: Volume 2, Commentary, Part 1
Commentary v. 2
Normal Price: $185.00
Your Price: $166.50 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $18.50! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $8.33 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Posidonius: Volume 2, Commentary, Part 1 by Posidonius
Book DescriptionPosidonius was one of the most important philosophers and intellectuals writing in the Greco-Roman world of the first half of the first century B.C. This book is a commentary on the surviving testimonia and fragments of his work collected in volume 1. Its purpose is to explicate and understand the evidence of these fragments, which must form the basis for any estimate of Posidonius' contribution to the learning of his time in the history of ideas. Since Posidonius was reported by at least sixty different writers, an attempt has been made to disentangle what Posidonius said, as distinct from the interpretations and distortions of his reporters. Posidonius wrote at length not only on philosophy, but also on the sciences, and a large History, and Professor Kidd has assessed Posidonius' work against the background of the philosophical, scientific and historical writings of his predecessors, contemporaries amd followers; for this many other related passages are cited and examined.
Buy Posidonius: Volume 2, Commentary, Part 1 book by Posidonius from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780521604420
(216mm x 138mm x 32mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 20-May-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Posidonius
Posidonius: Volume 1, The Fragments, Paperback (January 2005)
A new edition of coincide with Professor Kidd's long-awaited commentary.
Posidonius: Volume 3, The Translation of the Fragments, Paperback (May 2004)
A translation of the fragmentary writings of the Hellenistic polymath, Posidonius.
Posidonius: Fragments: Volume 2, Commentary, Part 2, Paperback (May 2004)» View all books by Posidonius
Examines Posidonius' contribution to the learning of his time in the history of ideas.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Posidonius: Volume 2, Commentary, Part 1 book by Posidonius and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.