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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HECATAEUS OF ABDERA Hecataeus of Abdera lived at the end of the fourth
and the beginning of the third centuries b.c He was credited with books On the
Hyperboreans and On the Philosophy of the Egyptians. A work On the Jews was
(Hecataeus calls the Northern Ocean 'Amalchius' from the River Parapanisus
onward, which river irrigates Scythia: the name 'Amalchius' in Scythian means
frozen'). 3. (He celebrated the Hyperboreans and their worship of Apollo). 4.
The Pharaohs, being priests, used to drink an amount specified in the holy
writings). 12. (Diodorus states that Hecataeus is one of those Greeks who have
written a History of Egypt, and who agree with his account of the Theban dynasty)
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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