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 Thurii, fourth-third century b.C.) I come from the pure, O pure Queen of the
earthly ones, EuclSs, Eubouleus, and ye other immortal gods ! I too claim to be of
your blessed race, but Fate and other immortal gods conquered me, (and sent) ...
Sea water is the purest and most polluted: for fish, it-is drinkable and life-giving;
for men, not drinkable and destructjv«^ (^s**~*y 1 62 J Immortals are mortal,
mortals are immortal: (each) lives I th^ death of the other, and dies their life. 63.
But in so far as it went on quietly streaming out, to the same extent there was
entering a benevolent immortal inrush of faultless Love. And swiftly those things
became mortal which previously had experienced immortality, and things
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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