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(Plato, Timaeus 40D: the 'descendants of the gods\ as the Orphics1 call
themselves, give the following account of the origin of the other gods) : The
children of Earth and Heaven were Ocean and Tethys, and from these came
Phorcys, Cronos ...
And he sang how first of all Ophion and Eurynomi daughter of Ocean held sway
on snowy Olympus, and one was like Cronos in honour, with his power and might
, and the other like Rhea; but they fell into the streams of Ocean. These then ...
(The Eumenides are the daughters of Cronos): From him were born fairhaired
golden Aphrodite, the immortal Fates, and the Erinyes of changeful gifts. 20. (
Diodorus : ' 1 have followed the most trustworthy authorities on Cretan affairs, ...
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A definitely must read for any Philosophy student or anyone interested in knowing the origins of Western thought. Here you find all the known fragments of the early Greek Philosophers without ... Read full review