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Diogenis Laertii De Vitis

1901

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Engraving of portrait of Greek philosopher Democritus ("The Laughing Philosopher"), who was a hedonist (end of life is happiness from inner tranquility) and held that all matter was made up of atoms, from "Diogenis Laertii de Vitis, Graeci et Latine" byMarcus Meibomius, 1692.

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  • Title: Diogenis Laertii De Vitis
  • Date: 1901
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W TRANSPARENCY
  • Subject Keywords: Democritus, 1900s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_970286
  • Credits: MANSELL COLLECTION

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