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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If it were not in honour of Dionysus that they conducted the procession and sang
the hymn to the male organ (the phallic hymn), their activity would be completely
shameless. But Hades is the same as Dionysus, in whose honour they rave and ...
and are and will be ; and trees spring up, and men and women, and beasts and
birds and water-nurtured fish, and even the long-lived gods who are highest in
honour. For these (Elements) alone exist, but by running through one another
Wealth is needed by those who spend much ; not by those who are masters of
their natural pleasures, but by those who are enslaved by pleasures, or wish to
buy honour with riches. I call you to witness that my past life proves me not to be
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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