Collected Writings on the Gods and the World (Thomas Taylor Series, volume IV)
Volume IV of the Thomas Taylor Series.
This volume presents several texts dealing with the philosophic view of the Gods and their providential relationship with manifestation. It includes seven valuable works, all translated by Thomas Taylor:
- Sallust, On The Gods and the World
- The Pythagoric Sentences of Demophilus;
- Taurus, On the Eternity of the World
- The Thema Mundi of Julius Firmicus Maternus
- The Emperor Julian's Oration to the Mother of the Gods and To the Sovereign Sun
- Synesius' On Providence
The volume concludes with two essays by Taylor himself: On the Mythology of the Greeks and On the Theology of the Greeks.
An indispensable and accessible introduction to Greek theology.
272 pages. Hardcover.
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