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Epicurus, Vatican Sayings, 41
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Intertexts (texts cited often on the same page as the searched text):

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1. Cicero, Letters To His Friends, 15.16, 15.19.2 (2nd cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

2. Cicero, Tusculan Disputations, 4.3.7 (2nd cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

3. Lucretius Carus, On The Nature of Things, 3.27-3.29 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

4. Diogenes Laertius, Lives of The Philosophers, 10.9 (3rd cent. CE - 3rd cent. CE)

10.9. But these people are stark mad. For our philosopher has abundance of witnesses to attest his unsurpassed goodwill to all men – his native land, which honoured him with statues in bronze; his friends, so many in number that they could hardly be counted by whole cities, and indeed all who knew him, held fast as they were by the siren-charms of his doctrine, save Metrodorus of Stratonicea, who went over to Carneades, being perhaps burdened by his master's excessive goodness; the School itself which, while nearly all the others have died out, continues for ever without interruption through numberless reigns of one scholarch after another;
5. Epicurus, Letter To Menoeceus, 135

6. Epicurus, Vatican Sayings, 78



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
action,and cult Mackey (2022) 212
aetiology Mackey (2022) 212
belief,in gods/goddesses Mackey (2022) 212
belief,religious Mackey (2022) 212
cult,action Mackey (2022) 212
cult,epicurean Mackey (2022) 212
de rerum natura (lucretius) Mackey (2022) 212
epicureans,alleged atheism of Gordon (2012) 5
friendship,epicurean Gordon (2012) 5
greek terms,ἡδονή Gordon (2012) 5
greeks,ancient Mackey (2022) 212
italy Mackey (2022) 212
latin Mackey (2022) 212
lucretius Gordon (2012) 5; Mackey (2022) 212
pietas Mackey (2022) 212
pleasure Gordon (2012) 5
psychological mode,desire Mackey (2022) 212
religion,in antiquity' Mackey (2022) 212
roman society,elites of Mackey (2022) 212
telos Gordon (2012) 5