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Adamantios Koraes

Adamantios Koraes (1748-1833), or Adamantios Coray (as Jefferson called him), was a Greek intellectual and author who corresponded with Thomas Jefferson during the last few years of his life. Jefferson also owned several works and translations by Koraes.

Correspondence

The following are letters to, from, or mentioning Koraes in Thomas Jefferson's correspondence:

Works by Koraes in Jefferson's Libraries

  • Aristotelis Ethica Nichomachia. Coray. Paris. 1822. Gr. 8 vo.
  • Aristotelis Politica. Gr. Coray. 8 vo. Paris 18211
  • Faceties d'Hierocl√©s. Gr. Fr. de Coray. Paris. 1812. 8 vo.
  • Hippocrate des airs, des eaux, et des lieux, la loi d'Hippocrate et le Medecin de Galen. 8 vo. Gr. Fr. du Coray.2
  • [Beccaria dei delitti e delle pene] translated into modern Greek by Coray. Paris 1823. 8 vo.
  • Onesandri strategicos. Gr. Fr. Coray. 8. Paris. 1822.

- Anna Berkes, 9/2008

Further Sources

  • 1. Among the last books that Jefferson was reading or intending to read at the time of his death, according to Nicholas P. Trist. Jefferson's copy of this work is currently at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. See the record for this book in LibraryThing.
  • 2. Jefferson's copy of this work is currently at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. See the record for this book in LibraryThing.
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