New PDF release: Posidonius: Volume 3, The Translation of the Fragments:

By Posidonius,I. G. Kidd

Posidonius used to be an enormous highbrow determine of the Hellenistic international whose pursuits and contribution unfold over the total highbrow box: philosophy, heritage, the sciences. His writings are of curiosity not just to philosophers and classicists, but in addition to historians and heritage of technological know-how. His paintings survives purely in fragments. The textual content of those fragments, accrued and edited by way of L. Edelstein and that i. G. Kidd, was once released in 1972 (Vol. I The Fragments), with a moment version in 1989. This assortment, in addition to Vol. II The remark through I.G. Kidd (1988), has turn into demonstrated because the definitive smooth version. notwithstanding, the various fragments are tremendous tough to translate, and this quantity of translations has been compiled to make this fascinating fabric extra simply available to students and scholars. The translations are followed by way of contextual introductions and explanatory notes the place worthwhile. An creation summarises the significance of Posidonius and his work.

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