The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers, Book VI

Diogenes Laertius ( - 3rd Cent.)
Translated by Charles Duke Yonge (1812 - 1891)

There are 10 divisions in this title. This project is a recording of book 6. There is a number of interesting anecdotes on the lives of Antisthenes, Diogenes of Sinope, Monimus, Onesicritus, Crates of Thebes, Metrocles, Hipparchia, Menippus and Menedemus. Their school of thought is known an Cynicism. Most of the text in this book is devoted to the anecdotes concerning Diogenes's life and sayings. Even Alexander envied his life saying that if he had not been Alexander, he should have liked to be Diogenes. (Summary by bala)

Genre(s): Classics (Greek & Latin Antiquity), Biography & Autobiography, Ancient

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Antisthenes bala
Play 02 Diogenes Part I bala
Play 03 Diogenes Part II bala
Play 04 Diogenes Part III bala
Play 05 Monimus, Onesicritus & Crates bala
Play 06 Metrocles, Hipparchia, Menippus & Menedemus bala