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Diogenes before Alexander the Great.

Image ID: 1624762

Diogenes before Alexander the Great. (1908)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Diogenes before Alexander the Great.

Published Date

: 1908

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 18.9 x 14.4 cm.


: Diogenes, a Cynic philosopher, lived in a tub. Alexander the Great is said to have met him in Greece and was asked by Diogenes to step aside as he was blocking the sun. Note 2.) Written on border: "May 16, 1908."

Original Source

: From The Illustrated London news. ([London] [ The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.] 1842-) .


: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Personalities -- A-Z

Source Description

: 2 folders (88 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 1624762

Record ID

: 1762948

Digital Item Published

: 8-26-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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