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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barbarians demand hymns of praise, but those against Greeks, lamentations. 6. (
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?
Absolute power over yourselves or the barbarians? The former is - impossible in
view of your courage, wealth, prowess of body and mind, control of cities. (14)
Rulership over the barbarian is equally impossible. I could not have seized it or ...
In this we are, in our relations with one another, like barbarians, since we are all
by nature born the same in every way, both barbarians and Hellenes. And it is
open to all men to observe the laws of nature, which are compulsory. Similarly all
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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