A few days in Athens

being the translation of a Greek manuscript discovered in Herculaneum
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by
Josiah P. Mendum , Boston
Epicurus -- Fic
Statementby Frances Wright.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 149, [3] p., [2] leaves of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14234067M

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The book Thomas Jefferson described as "A treat to me of the highest order." An explanation of the philosophy of Epicurus and a defense of Epicureanism against the charges of opposing philosophic schools.

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"A Few Days With Epicurus" contains the complete text of Frances Wright's Masterpiece "A Few Days In Athens, with an introduction, notes, and Appendix "Elemental Epicureanism" by Cassius Amicus.

Thomas Jefferson stated that Wright's book was "a treat to me of the highest order," and her work stands today as the most important defense of. "A Few Days With Epicurus" contains the complete text of Frances Wright's Masterpiece "A Few Days In Athens, with an introduction, notes, and Appendix "Elemental Epicureanism" by Cassius Amicus.

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