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Empedocles : THE SPHERE

DK B 8, 117, 21, 124, 130, 132, 134, 27, * Translated by W. E. Leonard, * Greek Fonts, * Empedocles Resources


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124
O mortal kind! O ye poor sons of grief! From such contentions and such sighings sprung!


130
All things were tame, and gentle toward men, all beasts and birds, and friendship's flame blew fair.


132
O well with him who hath secured his wealth of thoughts divine, O wretched he whose care is shadowy speculation on the gods!

124
ὢ πόποι͵ ὢ δειλὸν θνητῶν γένος͵ ὢ δυσάνολβον͵ τοίων ἔκ τ΄ ἐρίδων ἔκ τε στοναχῶν ἐγένεσθε.  

 

130
ἦσαν δὲ κτίλα πάντα καὶ ἀνθρώποισι προσηνῆ͵ θῆρές τ΄ οἰωνοί τε͵ φιλοφροσύνη τε δεδήει.

132

ὄλβιος͵ ὃς θείων πραπίδων ἐκτήσατο πλοῦτον͵ δειλὸς δ΄͵ ὧι σκοτόεσσα θεῶν πέρι δόξα μέμηλεν.

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