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EARLY GREEK PHILOSOPHY III

XENOPHANES [21 DK]

R First Mentions and Allusions In Heraclitus

See HER. D20

Parodies and Allusions in Epicharmus

See DRAM. T2–T3

Imitations in Euripides

See DRAM. T72–T73

Xenophanes as the Initiator of the Eleatic Line of Descent of Greek Philosophy (R1–R3)

R1 (< A29) Plat. Soph. 242d

[ΞΕ.] τὸ δὲ παρ᾽ ἡμῖν1 Ἐλεατικὸν ἔθνος, ἀπὸ Ξενοφάνους τε καὶ ἔτι πρόσθεν ἀρξάμενον, ὡς ἑνὸς ὄντος τῶν πάντων καλουμένων οὕτω διεξέρχεται τοῖς μύθοις.

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XENOPHANES

XENOPHANES

R First Mentions and Allusions In Heraclitus

See HER. D20

Parodies and Allusions in Epicharmus

See DRAM. T2–T3

Imitations in Euripides

See DRAM. T72–T73

Xenophanes as the Initiator of the Eleatic Line of Descent of Greek Philosophy (R1–R3)

R1 (< A29) Plato, Sophist

[The stranger from Elea:] Our Eleatic tribe, which begins with Xenophanes and even earlier, explain in their stories that what are called ‘all things’ is one [cf. DOX. T4].

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.xenophanes-reception.2016