Diogenes


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Di·og·e·nes

(di-oj'ĕ-nēz),
Of Sinope, Greek philosopher, 412-323 B.C. See: Diogenes cup, poculum diogenis.

Diogenes,

of Sinope, Greek philosopher, 412-323 B.C.
Diogenes cup - the palm of the hand when contracted and deepened by the action of the muscles on either side. Synonym(s): poculum diogenis
Diogenes syndrome - condition of self-neglect generally observed in older individuals, associated with deficiencies in nutrition.
poculum diogenis - Synonym(s): Diogenes cup
References in classic literature ?
It is for the convenience of these that the Diogenes Club was started, and it now contains the most unsociable and unclubable men in town.
Indeed, so distorted were their features that, save for his black beard and stout figure, we might have failed to recognize in one of them the Greek interpreter who had parted from us only a few hours before at the Diogenes Club.
La 'vida filosofica' de Diogenes tiene poco de la seriedad y gravedad que solemos asociar a tan noble disciplina: nos enfrentamos con un tipo cuyo desparpajo es para dejar perplejo a cualquiera, un sujeto cuya capacidad de embromar a sus desprevenidos conciudadanos era, por lo menos, singular; en fin, un filosofo que bien podriamos llamar 'comico' e, inclusive, 'payaso'.
Sus dos figuras canonicas son Diogenes el Perro y Crates.
Cuenta Diogenes Laercio (1985) que Crates el cinico, discipulo de Diogenes de Sinope, vendio todas sus posesiones, repartio el importe entre sus conciudadanos y se dedico a una vida errante, alimentandose de la comida desechada, apenas cubierto con una ligera tunica en invierno y arropado en verano, para desafiar las condiciones del tiempo y que Hiparquia, hija de buena familia, le siguio, enamorada, en su vida de contencion austera.
Only Athens insists on the story that Macedonians do not exist and keeps minorities closed in the barrel of Diogenes.
without feathers, Diogenes plucked a cock and brought
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Snippets from the lives of great figures ranging from classical painters Raphael and Michelangelo of Italy, to Alexander the Great and Diogenes, to King Solomon and much more combine into an absorbing audio experience for listeners of all ages.
and it became clear more disappointment lay ahead, Diogenes darkened his
The European Union (EU)-funded DiOGenes (Diet, Obesity and Genes) is devising a method of predicting weight change in response to different dietary nutrients and is examining how carbohydrate and high dietary protein enhances fullness feelings.
En este sentido, resulta fundamental recurrir al cinismo clasico representado por Diogenes de Sinope y por ello el texto de Pablo Oyarzun resulta esclarecedor (Oyarzun 1996, p.