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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Tracking down with its nostrils the portions of animal limbs, all those (portions)
that, when living, they left behind from their feet on the tender grass.1 1 02. Thus
all (creatures) have a share of breathing and smell. 103. Thus all (creatures)
In the (realm of) animals they become lions that have their lair in the mountains,
and their bed on the ground; and in (the realm of) fair-tressed trees, (they become
) laurels. 128. And for them there was no god Ares, nor Battle-Din, nor Zeus the ...
Further, in addition to these, there are also the following important indications :
men and all other animals live by means of Air, which they breathe in, and this for
them is both Soul (Life) and Intelligence, as had been clearly demonstrated in
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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