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The Six Books of Proclus, the Platonic Successor, on the Theology of Plato; Translated from the Greek - To Which a Seventh Book [By the Translator] Is (Paperback) Loot Price: R254
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The Six Books of Proclus, the Platonic Successor, on the Theology of Plato; Translated from the Greek - To Which a Seventh Book...
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The Six Books of Proclus, the Platonic Successor, on the Theology of Plato; Translated from the Greek - To Which a Seventh Book [By the Translator] Is (Paperback)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1816 edition. Excerpt: ...to eternity. For eternity, possessing a middle order in intclligiblcs, perfects the order posterior to itself, supplying it with union, but unfold into light that which is prior to itself, producing into multitude its ineffable union, and cornice/ the middle bond of intelligiblcii, und guards all things intransitively through its power. Time, therefore, receiving supcrnully the triple powers of eternity, imparts them to souls. Eternity, however, possesses this triad unitedly; but time both unitedly und distributive )'; and souls distributively alone. Hence, of souls, some are characterized according to one, and others according to another power of time; some imitating its unfolding, others its perfective, and others its connective power. Thus also with respect to the Fates, some of these being adapted to give completion and perfection to things, are said to sing the past, always indeed energizing, and always singing, their songs being intellections, and fubricativc energies about the world: for the past is the source of completion. Others again of these are adapted to connect things present; for they guard the essence and the generation of these. And others are adapted to unfold the future: for they lead into essence and to an end that which as yet is not. We may also say, since there is an order of souls more excellent than ours divided into such as ure first, such as arc middle, and such as arc last, the most total of these are adapted to the past. For as this comprehends in itself the present and the future, so these souls comprehend in themselves the rest. But souls of a middle rank are adapted to the present; for this was once future, but is not yet the past. As, therefore, the present contains in itself the future, so these middle...

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Imprint: Theclassics.Us
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Proclus
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 11mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 196
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-46009-3
Barcode: 9781230460093
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-230-46009-8

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