AD developed his interpretations which continue to be influential even today. Many of the passages are here translated into English for the first time, including the whole of the summary of Peripatetic ethics attributed to 'Arius Didymus'. A collection of sources, many of them fragmentary and previously scattered and hard to access, for the development of the philosophy of the Peripatetics, the followers of Aristotle, in the later Hellenistic period and the early Roman Empire.
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