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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(Ar1stotle, Metaphysics 1071b; 1091b: The Theologoi generate all things from
Night. The ancient poets agree that the Ruler is not Night and Heaven or Chaos
or Ocean, but Zeus). 10. (ib. 98 3B: the ancient Theologoi made Ocean and
The axle in the naves gave forth a pipe-like sound as it glowed (for it was driven
round by the two whirling circles (wheels) at each end) whenever the maidens,
daughters of the Sun, having left the Palace of Night, hastened their driving ...
This (other) also is by itself and opposite: dark Night, a dense and heavy body.
This world- order I describe to you with all its phenomena, in order that no
intellect of mortal men may outstrip you.1 9. But since all things are named Light
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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