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Commentary of Hierocles on the Golden Verses of Pythagoras

by Andre Dacier

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ancient Western philosophy to c 500,
  • History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical,
  • Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsN. Rowe (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8062443M
    ISBN 10076619132X
    ISBN 109780766191327

      From the commentary by Fabre D'Olivet: The ancients had the habit of comparing with gold all that they deemed without defects and pre-eminently beautiful: thus by the Golden Age they understood, the age of virtues and of happiness; and by the Golden Verses, the verses, wherein was concealed the most pure constantly attributed the Verses to . Book Review: The Golden Verses of Pythagoras – And Other Pythagorean Fragments – By Pythagoras and his lot (several translators) – Forgotten Books – first published This is a small book of mostly aphorisms and commentary of the philosophical tenets of Pythagoras. Pythagoras was a Greek philosopher who found sanctuary in Italy.

    Buy The Golden Verses of Pythagoras by Pythagoras (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Free UK delivery on eligible orders/5(5). First printing of Pythagoras and his 'Golden Verses' (collection of moral exhortations) with the commentary which is the only complete extant work by Hierocles. While Pythagoras is widely known for his mathematical theorem that the square of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two Edition: First Edition.

    Full text of "The Golden verses of Pythagoras" See other formats. Book Reviews. The Wisdom Traditions. Mystical Traditions 1 Ragavan IYER (ed.) (): THE GOLDEN VERSES OF PYTHAGORAS: With the Commentary of Hierocles, Concord Grove Press, N.Y. For many in the Western world, Pythagoras is remembered as a Greek mathematician who discovered that in a right angled triangle, the square of.


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Commentary of Hierocles on the Golden Verses of Pythagoras by Andre Dacier Download PDF EPUB FB2

Commentary of Hierocles on the Golden verses of Pythagoras, from the French of André Dacier, [Hierocles] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Commentary of Hierocles on the Golden verses of Pythagoras, from the French of André Dacier/5(2). Hierocles composed his commentary on the Golden Verses at some time between C.E.

and while he occupied the successor's chair of the Alexandrian Academy, the direct offshoot of the Platonic Academy in Athens.

The translation of the commentary included here is adapted from that of N. Rowe.5/5(1). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Commentary of Hierocles on the Golden verses of Pythagoras, from the French of André Dacier. London, Wheaton, Ill., Theosophical Publishing, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Hierocles, of Alexandria; Nicholas Rowe; André Dacier.

Commentary of Hierocles on the Golden Verses of Pythagoras. Author: Hierocles (of but Dacier's version has been almost exclusively followed, being clearer and more intelligible. The Golden Sentences of Democrates, the Similitudes of Demophilus, and Pythagorean Symbols are from Bridgman's translation, and are to be found in his little book.

The Theosophical Publishing House in the United Kingdom published in the “Commentaries of Hierocles on the Golden Verses of Pythagoras” ( pp.).

Yet its verses are not completely the same in English words as the one’s presented by Guthrie. It seems many different editors have adapted Rowe’s classical English to present-day.

Delivered by Pythagoras (6th century B.C.E.) and codified by his disciples, they convey the essential core of the exemplary way of life he initiated at Crotona. Hierocles composed his commentary on the Golden Verses at some time between C.E. and while he occupied the successor's chair of the Alexandrian Academy, the direct offshoot of /5().

This commentary provides valuable insight into the basic tenets of an unknown sect from the formative years of Hellenistic Pythagoreanism, a movement which had a major impact on the morality and philosophy of the Greco-Roman world. The Pythagorean Golden Verses: With Introduction and Commentary Sarolta A.

Takács, Johan Carl Thom. Title: COMMENTARY OF HIEROCLES ON THE GOLDEN VERSES OF PYTHAGORAS Author: Andre Dacier (Translated by N. Rowe)Publisher: The Theosophical Publishing SocietyCity: LondonYear: (First English Edition)Binding Style: HardcoverPagination: Illustrated: No Book Details + Condition: Scarce first (English) edition from 1.

The Golden Verses are exhortations to live a moral, simple and contemplative life. These pithy aphorisms allow a glimpse of a bit of the Pythagorean schools' deeper knowledge.

The present volume was published to provide students of philosophy who value the Golden Verses and are seeking to understand and learn from them. The Golden verses are pretty great, it's kind of a how to guide for living a good and wise life.

You'll find some are similar to common sayings or christian preachings, they are probably things that people have been repeating to each other since language began/5. The Golden Verses of Pythagoras Author: Anonymous Subject: Although no original writings of Pythagoras have survived antiquity, this collection of seventy-one aphorisms is mentioned by Hierocles of Alexandria in the fifth century Size: KB.

THE GOLDEN VERSES OF THE PYTHAGOREANS. THE ancients had the habit of comparing with gold all that they deemed without defects and pre-eminently beautiful: thus, by the Golden Age they understood, the age of virtues and of happiness; and by the Golden Verses, the verses, wherein was concealed the most pure doctrine.

The Golden Verses of Pythagoras Examinations of the Golden Verses 1. The Golden Verses of the Pythagoreans 2. Render to the Immortal Gods the Consecrated Cult; Guard Then Thy Faith 3. Revere the Memory of the Illustrious Heroes, of Spirits Demi-Gods 4. Be a Good Son, Just Brother, Spouse Tender, and Good Father 5.

The Golden Verses of Pythagoras ~Anonymous. Tao Te Ching (The Book Of The Way) The Fibonacci Sequence and the Golden Ratio - Duration.

Schibli situates Hierocles in the mainstream of Neoplatonism from Plotinus to Damascius. Particularly helpful is the inclusion of a modern English translation of Hierocles' Commentary on the Golden Verses of the Pythagoreans and of the remnants of his treatise On Providence. The translations are fully annotated throughout.

Commentary on the Golden Verses of Pythagoras Hierocles is commonly considered to be the author of a commentary on the golden verses of Pythagoras, which is still extant, and in which the author endeavours to give an intelligible account of the philosophy of Pythagoras.

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Buy The Commentary of Hierocles on the Golden Verses of Pythagoras at nd: Andre Dacier. THE GOLDEN VERSES OF PYTHAGORAS. Translated by Fabre d'Olivet [EDITOR'S NOTE: PYTHAGORAS and his works play a dominant part in Masonic philosophy and symbolism, and these verses are reproduced here to show why.

Pythagoras himself didn't write anything down, and most of the information about him and his work was written down centuries after he lived.

Rare manuscript copy of the Golden Verses, traditionally attributed to Pythagoras, in the fifth-century commentary by the Neoplatonist Hierocles. With an illustrious nineteenth-century provenance (Earl Frederick North, Sir Thomas Phillipps, etc.), the manuscript has been newly identified here as written by the scribe George, a priest working in Supersano in southern Italy .This book is the first to examine the unified concepts of harmony, proportion, form, and order that were attributed to Pythagoras in the millennium after his death and the important developments to which they led in art, architecture, mathematics, astronomy, music, medicine, morals, religion, law, alchemy, and the occult sciences.Hierocles of Alexandria was a Neoplatonic philosopher of the fifth century AD.

Hermann S. Schibli surveys his life, writings, and pagan and Christian surroundings, and succinctly examines the major points of his philosophy, both contemplative and practical. He includes the first modern English translations, with helpful notes, of Hierocles' Commentary on the Golden Verses of the .