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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But (the sun) collected in a ball travels round the great sky. 42. (The moon) cuts
off his (the sun's) rays, whenever she goes below him, and she throws a shadow
on as much of the Earth as is the breadth of the bright-eyed moon. 43. Thus the ...
(The Sun, having been round the Earth, by reflection from the heavenly light)
flashes back to Olympus with serene countenance. 45. There whirls round the
Earth a circular borrowed light. 46. As the nave of the chariot (-wheel) whirls
round the ...
... barley, and wheat with wheat; in the latter, with the motion of the wave, oval
pebbles are driven to the same place as oval, and round to round, as if the
similarity in these things had a sort of power over them which had brought them
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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