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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(From the 'Funeral Oration . Extravagant expressions): Xerxes, the Persian Zeus.
Vultures, living tombs. 5b. (From the 'Funeral Oration'). Trophies (victories)
against barbarians demand hymns of praise, but those against Greeks,
(From the 'Funeral Oration: typical passage of antitheses): For what did these
men lack that men should have? What did they have that men should not have?
Would that I could express what I wish, and may I wish what I ought, avoiding
(Gorgias advised the Greeks on Concord in his 'Olympian Oration,' but could not
bring about concord between himself, his wife and his maid). 9. (^Pythian Oration'
: no remains). 10. (Opening sentence of the 'Encomium on the Eleans'): Elis is ...
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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