Theophrastus a Greek native of Eresos in Lesbos, was the successor to Aristotle in the Peripatetic school. He came to Athens at a young age and initially studied.
Theophrastus, (born c. 372 bc, Eresus, Lesbos—died c. 287), Greek Peripatetic philosopher and pupil of Aristotle. He studied at Athens under Aristotle, and.
Diogenes Laertius in his Life of Theophrastus V. 36 (fr. 1 FHS&G) reports that Theophrastus was born in Eresos on the island of Lesbos around.
Theophrastus was a Greek philosopher of the Peripatetic school, and He was a native of Eresus in Lesbos, and studied philosophy at Athens, first under Plato.