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Musonius Rufus the Roman Socrates

C. Musonius Rufus

Musonius Rufus the Roman Socrates

by C. Musonius Rufus

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Published by [Yale UP?] in [London?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Musonius Rufus, C.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesYale classical studies.
    Statementby Cora E. Lutz.
    ContributionsLutz, Cora E.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17505275M

      Musonius Rufus (c. AD ) was one of the four great Roman Stoic philosophers, the other three being Seneca, Marcus Aurelius, and Musonius' pupil Epictetus. During his life, Musonius' Stoicism was put to the test, most notably during an exile to Gyaros, a barren island in the Aegean : CreateSpace Publishing. Musonius Rufus: Lectures and Sayings eBook: Cynthia King, William Irvine: : Kindle Store/5(5).

      Thus by the time of Musonius Rufus, we see that he extols the concept of family and advocates the age old system of marriage, parental care, and upbringing of children. [Socrates BC] [Plato circa. BCE, Musonius Rufus CE]. Some thoughts compiled from Musonius Rufus’ lectures. Gaius Musonius Rufus was a Roman Stoic philosopher during the reign of Nero. Rufus is considered the Roman Socrates and was the teacher of Epictetus.

    Renowned for his Socrates-like integrity, dedication, and courage, Musonius attracted to himself a distinguished following that including Roman senators plus the Stoic philosopher Epictetus. Stoic philosophy here won't concern us. What will are Musonius' thoughts on .   Gaius Musonius Rufus (c. AD 30–) was one of the four great Roman Stoic philosophers, the other three being Seneca, Marcus Aurelius and Musonius’s pupil Epictetus. Rufus taught philosophy in Rome during the reign of Nero, as a consequence of which he was sent into exile in 65 AD to Gyaros, a barren island in the Aegean : Enhanced E-Books.


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Musonius Rufus the Roman Socrates by C. Musonius Rufus Download PDF EPUB FB2

The name Gaius Musonius Rufus may not sound familiar, but the work of “the foremost stoic of his day,” as Roman historian Tacitus prefers referring to him, will.

Musonius’s influence in Stoicism was and is substantial. Equally so is the praise spoken in his name by those who were well familiar with it. Origen, himself. Musonius Rufus was born sometime before 30 A.D. to an Etruscan family in the town of Volsinii.

Considered one of the great Stoic philosophers, some modern scholars refer to Musonius as “the Roman Socrates”, as Musonius, like. Musonius Rufus (c. AD 30–) was one of the four great Roman Stoic philosophers, the other three being Seneca, Marcus Aurelius, and Musonius’ pupil Epictetus.

During his life, Musonius’ Stoicism was put to the test, most notably during an exile to Gyaros, a barren island in the Aegean by: 4. Musonius Rufus, The Roman Socrates.

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Lutz. Musonius Rufus (c. AD ) was one of the four great Roman Stoic philosophers, the other three being Seneca, Marcus Aurelius, and Musonius' pupil Epictetus. During his life, Musonius' Stoicism was put to the test, most notably during an exile /5.

Lutz, Cora E. Musonius Rufus, the Roman Socrates Yale Classical Studies 10 (): Rufus, M. (c). Musonius Rufus: The Roman Socrates.

Translated by C. Lutz. Yale Classical Studies, Volume X. Yale University Press, Lectures and Fragments. Abstract: The lectures, or discourses, of (Gaius) Musonius Rufus (fl.

1st century CE) were recorded by his student, Lucius, and preserved by Joannes Stobaeus (fl. 5th century CE. Because Stoicism was, for Musonius, not merely a philosophy but a prescription for daily living, he has been called “the Roman Socrates.” MUSONIUS RUFUS: LECTURES AND SAYINGS will therefore be welcomed by those who seek insight into the practice of Stoicism/5(45).

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Musonius Rufus, C. (Caius), b. approximately Musonius Rufus, "The Roman Socrates, ". New Haven, Yale University Press. Musonius Rufus, “the Roman Socrates” New Haven: Yale University Press.

[2] Dillon, J. Musonius Rufus and education in the good life: A. MUSONIUS RUFUS "THE ROMAN SOCRATES" };_ CORDING to Philostratus,t writing a century and a half after the event, once when Musonius was lying chained inthe prison of Nero, his friend the notorious Apollonius of Tyana secretly communicated with him, inquiring what he might do to help release him.

Musonius' reply was aFile Size: 3MB. Gaius Musonius Rufus was a Roman Stoic philosopher of the 1st century AD. He taught philosophy in Rome during the reign of Nero, as consequence of which he was sent into exile in 65 AD, only returning to Rome under was allowed to stay in Rome when Vespasian banished all the other philosophers from the city in 71 AD, although he was eventually.

38 quotes from Musonius Rufus: 'If you accomplish something good with hard work, the labor passes quickly, but the good endures; if you do something shameful in pursuit of pleasure, the pleasure passes quickly, but the shame endures', 'wealth is able to buy the pleasures of eating, drinking and other sensual pursuits-yet can never afford a cheerful spirit or freedom from.

Gaius Musonius Rufus (c. 30 AD – c. /2 AD) was a Roman Stoic philosopher and a contemporary of both Epictetus and Seneca. He is most notably remembered for being the teacher of Epictetus, but also for being banished from Rome multiple times during the Julio-Claudian Dynasty. Musonius Rufus (c.

AD 30–) was one of the four great Roman Stoic philosophers, the other three being Seneca, Marcus Aurelius, and Musonius’ pupil Epictetus.

During his life, Musonius’ Stoicism was put to the test, most notably during an exile to Gyaros, a barren island in the Aegean Sea/5(45). Gaius Musonius Rufus (c.

AD ) was one of the four great Roman Stoic philosophers, the other three being Seneca, Marcus Aurelius and Musonius's pupil Epictetus. Rufus taught philosophy in Rome during the reign of Nero, as a consequence of which he was sent into exile in 65 AD to Gyaros, a barren island in the Aegean : CreateSpace Publishing.

There used to be only one English translation of all his works in existence (Cora Lutz, Musonius Rufus: The Roman Socrates, Yale, ), which is out of print (but might be purchasable through University Microfilms International at Zeeb Road. Apollonius answered in one sentence: “Socrates the Athenian refused to be released by his friends, so went to trial and was executed.” Musonius replied “Socrates was put to death because he didn’t take the trouble to defend himself-I intend.

Called 'The Roman Socrates,' Musonius Rufus is a first-century Stoic philosopher who was famous for living and teaching the good life of virtue.

This book describes his exemplary life, his ethical teachings, and the practical methods he used to educate people in the good life. Moral Essays, Book II. Moral Essays, Book III (John W. Basore translation of De Beneficiis) On Benefits (Aubrey Stewart's translation of De Beneficiis) Stoic Letters, Book I Stoic Letters, Book II Stoic Letters, Book III Musonius Rufus, "the Roman Socrates" Lectures and Fragments, translated by Cora Lutz Philosophers on the Role of Women.

Introduction. Gaius Musonius Rufus (c. 30 CE – c. CE) was an influential 1st-century CE Stoic philosopher. While in modern times he is best known for being the teacher of Epictetus (c.

50 CE – c. CE), Rufus was a highly respected figure in ancient times, considered by Origen a ‘Roman Socrates’ and by Tacitus as the foremost Stoic of his day.Musonius Rufus and Education in the Good Life: A Model of Teaching and Living Virtue ().pdf writen by J.T.

Dillon: Called "The Roman Socrates," Musonius Rufus is a first-century Stoic philosopher who was famous for living and teaching the good life of virtue. This book .