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Epicurus, Letter To Menoeceus, 125-126
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1. Thucydides, The History of The Peloponnesian War, 2.52.2 (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

2.52.2. As there were no houses to receive them, they had to be lodged at the hot season of the year in stifling cabins, where the mortality raged without restraint. The bodies of dying men lay one upon another, and half-dead creatures reeled about the streets and gathered round all the fountains in their longing for water.
2. Lucretius Carus, On The Nature of Things, 3.463-3.473, 3.654-3.656, 3.900-3.901, 4.826, 6.1156-6.1157, 6.1213-6.1214 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

3. Plutarch, Consolation To His Wife, None (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

611d. when they reach the point where the want is no longer felt; and your Timoxena has been deprived of little, for what she knew was little, and her pleasure was in little things; and as for those things of which she had acquired no perception, which she had never conceived, and to which she had never given thought, how could she be said to be deprived of them? Furthermore, Iknow that you are kept from believing the statements of that other set, who win many to their way of thinking when they say that nothing is in any way evil or painful to "what has undergone dissolution," by the teaching of our fathers and by the mystic formulas of Dionysiac rites, the knowledge of which we who are participants share with each other. Consider then that the soul, which is imperishable
4. Epicurus, Letter To Menoeceus, 127, 124

5. Epicurus, Kuriai Doxai, 2, 19



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
academy Long, Immortality in Ancient Philosophy (2019) 165
agnosticism Long, Immortality in Ancient Philosophy (2019) 168
annihilation Long, Immortality in Ancient Philosophy (2019) 133, 165, 168
anticipation Seaford, Wilkins, Wright, Selfhood and the Soul: Essays on Ancient Thought and Literature in Honour of Christopher Gill (2017) 81
awareness, and value Long, Immortality in Ancient Philosophy (2019) 127, 128
body parts, eyes Kazantzidis, Lucretius on Disease: The Poetics of Morbidity in "De rerum natura" (2021) 64
body parts, head Kazantzidis, Lucretius on Disease: The Poetics of Morbidity in "De rerum natura" (2021) 64
children Long, Immortality in Ancient Philosophy (2019) 145
closure Kazantzidis, Lucretius on Disease: The Poetics of Morbidity in "De rerum natura" (2021) 64
death, and value Long, Immortality in Ancient Philosophy (2019) 127, 128, 133
death, epicureanism Long, Immortality in Ancient Philosophy (2019) 127, 133
death, fear of Long, Immortality in Ancient Philosophy (2019) 165
death, outcome of Long, Immortality in Ancient Philosophy (2019) 165
death, stoicism Long, Immortality in Ancient Philosophy (2019) 168
death Seaford, Wilkins, Wright, Selfhood and the Soul: Essays on Ancient Thought and Literature in Honour of Christopher Gill (2017) 81
design, of the poem Kazantzidis, Lucretius on Disease: The Poetics of Morbidity in "De rerum natura" (2021) 64
desire Seaford, Wilkins, Wright, Selfhood and the Soul: Essays on Ancient Thought and Literature in Honour of Christopher Gill (2017) 81
disease, as a closural device Kazantzidis, Lucretius on Disease: The Poetics of Morbidity in "De rerum natura" (2021) 64
epicureans Seaford, Wilkins, Wright, Selfhood and the Soul: Essays on Ancient Thought and Literature in Honour of Christopher Gill (2017) 81
epicurus Long, Immortality in Ancient Philosophy (2019) 127, 128, 133, 145, 165, 168; Seaford, Wilkins, Wright, Selfhood and the Soul: Essays on Ancient Thought and Literature in Honour of Christopher Gill (2017) 81
euripides Long, Immortality in Ancient Philosophy (2019) 165
evil Seaford, Wilkins, Wright, Selfhood and the Soul: Essays on Ancient Thought and Literature in Honour of Christopher Gill (2017) 81
fear Seaford, Wilkins, Wright, Selfhood and the Soul: Essays on Ancient Thought and Literature in Honour of Christopher Gill (2017) 81
freedom from, of death Seaford, Wilkins, Wright, Selfhood and the Soul: Essays on Ancient Thought and Literature in Honour of Christopher Gill (2017) 81
gardner, hunter Kazantzidis, Lucretius on Disease: The Poetics of Morbidity in "De rerum natura" (2021) 64
happiness, unhappiness Seaford, Wilkins, Wright, Selfhood and the Soul: Essays on Ancient Thought and Literature in Honour of Christopher Gill (2017) 81
hedonism Seaford, Wilkins, Wright, Selfhood and the Soul: Essays on Ancient Thought and Literature in Honour of Christopher Gill (2017) 81
identity, metaphysics of Seaford, Wilkins, Wright, Selfhood and the Soul: Essays on Ancient Thought and Literature in Honour of Christopher Gill (2017) 81
identity Long, Immortality in Ancient Philosophy (2019) 168
immortality Seaford, Wilkins, Wright, Selfhood and the Soul: Essays on Ancient Thought and Literature in Honour of Christopher Gill (2017) 81
lethargy Kazantzidis, Lucretius on Disease: The Poetics of Morbidity in "De rerum natura" (2021) 64
lucretius Long, Immortality in Ancient Philosophy (2019) 128
marcus aurelius Long, Immortality in Ancient Philosophy (2019) 168
memory, loss of it as a consequence of disease Kazantzidis, Lucretius on Disease: The Poetics of Morbidity in "De rerum natura" (2021) 64
metaphysics Seaford, Wilkins, Wright, Selfhood and the Soul: Essays on Ancient Thought and Literature in Honour of Christopher Gill (2017) 81
pain, absence or removal of Seaford, Wilkins, Wright, Selfhood and the Soul: Essays on Ancient Thought and Literature in Honour of Christopher Gill (2017) 81
pangs in epicureanism Long, Immortality in Ancient Philosophy (2019) 145
philodemus Long, Immortality in Ancient Philosophy (2019) 145
plague, and closure Kazantzidis, Lucretius on Disease: The Poetics of Morbidity in "De rerum natura" (2021) 64
pleasure, and pain Seaford, Wilkins, Wright, Selfhood and the Soul: Essays on Ancient Thought and Literature in Honour of Christopher Gill (2017) 81
pleasure Seaford, Wilkins, Wright, Selfhood and the Soul: Essays on Ancient Thought and Literature in Honour of Christopher Gill (2017) 81
plutarch Long, Immortality in Ancient Philosophy (2019) 165
prodicus Long, Immortality in Ancient Philosophy (2019) 168
pythagoreans or pythagoreanism Seaford, Wilkins, Wright, Selfhood and the Soul: Essays on Ancient Thought and Literature in Honour of Christopher Gill (2017) 81
reason, or reasoning' Seaford, Wilkins, Wright, Selfhood and the Soul: Essays on Ancient Thought and Literature in Honour of Christopher Gill (2017) 81
socrates, and plutarch Long, Immortality in Ancient Philosophy (2019) 165
socrates, in the axiochus Long, Immortality in Ancient Philosophy (2019) 168
symmetry arguments Long, Immortality in Ancient Philosophy (2019) 145, 165, 168
theognis Long, Immortality in Ancient Philosophy (2019) 127
threshold (limen) imagery Kazantzidis, Lucretius on Disease: The Poetics of Morbidity in "De rerum natura" (2021) 64
thucydides Kazantzidis, Lucretius on Disease: The Poetics of Morbidity in "De rerum natura" (2021) 64
value, and time Long, Immortality in Ancient Philosophy (2019) 133
value, in epicureanism Long, Immortality in Ancient Philosophy (2019) 127, 128, 133
warren, james Long, Immortality in Ancient Philosophy (2019) 145