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Headword: Θεμίστιος
Adler number: theta,122
Translated headword: Themistios, Themistius
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A philosopher, who lived in the times of Julian the Apostate,[1] by whom he was sent out as governor of Constantinople. He wrote a paraphrase of the teaching of Aristotle's Physics in 8 books, a paraphrase of the [Aristotelian] Analytics in 2 books, of the Apodeictics in 2 books, of the [treatise] On the Soul in 7 books (in this he also introduced specifics about the aim and the ascription of the Categories in a single book); and Discourses.
Greek Original:
Θεμίστιος, φιλόσοφος, γεγονὼς ἐπὶ τῶν χρόνων Ἰουλιανοῦ τοῦ Παραβάτου, ὑφ' οὗ καὶ ὕπαρχος προεβλήθη Κωνσταντινουπόλεως. γέγραφε δὲ τῆς Ἀριστοτέλους Φυσικῆς ἀκροάσεως παράφρασιν ἐν βιβλίοις η#, Παράφρασιν τῶν Ἀναλυτικῶν ἐν βιβλίοις β#, τῶν Ἀπο- δεικτικῶν ἐν βιβλίοις β#, τοῦ Περὶ ψυχῆς ἐν βιβλίοις ζ#: ἐν δὲ τούτῳ καὶ ἴδια παρεισήγαγε περὶ τοῦ σκοποῦ καὶ τῆς ἐπιγραφῆς τῶν Κατηγοριῶν ἐν βιβλίῳ ἑνί: καὶ Διαλέξεις.
Notes:
Greek philosopher and rhetorician, c.317-c.388. See generally OCD(4) s.v.
[1] iota 437.
Reference:
George Kennedy, Greek Rhetoric under Christian Emperors (1983) 32-35
Keywords: biography; Christianity; chronology; constitution; geography; philosophy; politics; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 January 2008@08:19:39.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 21 January 2008@19:56:39.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1; another keyword; bibliography) on 22 January 2008@03:24:06.
David Whitehead on 31 December 2012@05:25:14.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 1 January 2013@23:06:07.
David Whitehead on 5 August 2014@06:38:59.
David Whitehead on 31 December 2015@02:55:22.
David Whitehead on 27 April 2016@10:42:29.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 15 October 2018@01:46:14.

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