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

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Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1821
Library locations
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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
Extent: 1 print : b ; plate mark 17.3 x 10.8 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5e445840-c5bf-012f-d904-58d385a7bc34
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.

Item timeline of events

  • 1757: Creator Born
  • 1821: Issued
  • 1827: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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 December 18, 2017. 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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