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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 ...
(Zeus, after union with Asteria, gave her to Perses, son of a Titan; to him she bore
Hecate). 1 7. (Shooting stars are borne up from Ocean and generated in the
Aether). 18. (The Hyades, nurses of Dionysus, are five in number; they are so-
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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