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Names
Blake, William (1757-1827) (Artist)
Blake, William (1757-1827) (Engraver)
Thornton, Robert John (1768?-1837) (Publisher)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

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Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1821
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON P. A-Z
Topics
Busts
Epicurus
Hairstyles -- To 499
Beards -- To 499
Philosophers -- To 499
Genres
Portraits
Notes
Content : Epicurus was founder of the philosophy called Epicureanism. He believed the point of life was to attain happiness and pleasure. He had no fear of death as he believed in reincarnation.

Content: Includes additional text. Printed on border: "London, published by Dr. Thornton,1821." Written on border: "ca. 346 - 270 B.C."
Physical Description
Form: Engravings ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Extent: 1 print : b ; plate mark 17.3 x 10.8 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 5e445840-c5bf-012f-d904-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1757: Creator Born
  • 1821: Issued
  • 1827: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Epicurus." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1821. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-476f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Epicurus." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-476f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1821). Epicurus. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-476f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Epicurus.