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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(^Constitutions' in metre: The Constitution of the Spartans) 6. This custom too is
fixed at Sparta, to drink always the same beaker of wine, and not to drink healths,
giving back one's cup and calling on a name, nor to hand it to the right round the
Slaves have uncontrolled natures. Expense that wears away the house falls on it.
But the Spartan youths drink only so much as to lead the thoughts of all towards
cheerful hope, and friendly speech, and moderate laughter. This kind of drinking
(From Constitution of the Spartans'): 32. I begin with birth: how can a man
become physically best and strongest? — If the father takes exercise and eats
well and hardens himself, and the mother of the future child is physically strong
and takes ...
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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