Ancilla to the pre-Socratic philosophers: a complete translation of the fragments in Diels, Fragmente der Vorsokratiker
This book is a complete translation of the fragments of the pre-Socratic philosophers given in the fifth edition of Diels, Fragmente der Vorsokratiker.
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Ach1lles : The Orphics say that the Sphere is like an Egg, the vault of Heaven
being the shell, and the Aether the skin). 1 3. (Damasc1us : The Orphic theogony
given in Hieronymus and Hellanicus is not the same: it gives the first two
You must say, 'I am the child of GS (Earth) and of starry Ouranos (Heaven) ; this
you yourselves also know. I am dry with thirst and am perishing. Come, give me
at once cold water flowing forth from the Lake of Memory.' And they themselves ...
form, and have marked them off from another by giving them different signs: on
one side the flaming fire in the heavens, mild, very light (in weight), the same as
itself in every direction, and not the same as the other. This (other) also is by itself
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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