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Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Personalities -- A-Z

Dates / Origin
Date Created: unknown
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON P. A-Z
Hairstyles -- To 499
Men -- Clothing & dress -- Greece -- To 499
Beards -- To 499
Philosophers -- To 499
Shoes -- Greece -- To 499
Aristippus, 435?-356? B.C.
Content: Aristippus was a Greek philosopher who taught that pleasure was life's goal. He also believed in using good judgment and control of moderate desires. He founded the Cyrenaic school of hedonism.
Physical Description
Copper engravings
Extent: 1 print : b ; 21.7 x 14.1 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 56c01c20-c5bf-012f-4c35-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

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  • : Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Aristippus." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-60a2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Aristippus." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 28, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-60a2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. Aristippus. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-60a2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-60a2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99 | title= (still image) Aristippus. }} |author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=October 28, 2016 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lennox, and Tilden Foundation}}</ref>