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How were the writings of Aristotle preserved in the form we have them today? Include the key players and events.

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1. How were the writings of Aristotle preserved in the form we have them today? Include the key players and events.

The main facts about the Preservation of Aristotle's writings are as follows:

1. It is reported that Aristotle's writings were held by his student Theophrastus, who had succeeded Aristotle in leadership of the Peripatetic School. Theophrastus's library passed to his pupil Neleus.

2. To protect the books ...

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