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(Damascius : The Orphic theogony given in Hieronymus and Hellanicus is not the
same: it gives the first two elements as Water and Earth. The third Element was
begotten of these two, and was a serpent having the heads of a bull and a lion ...
And he always remains in the same place, not moving at all, nor is it fitting for him
to change his position at different times. 27. For everything comes from earth and
everything goes back to earth at last. 28. This is the upper limit of the earth that ...
(The Sun, having been round the Earth, by reflection from the heavenly light)
flashes back to Olympus with serene countenance. 45. There whirls round the
Earth a circular borrowed light. 46. As the nave of the chariot (-wheel) whirls
round the ...
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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