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Cleanthes" Hymn to Zeus

Text, Translation & Commentary (Studies & Texts in Antiquity & Christianity)

by Johan Carl Thom

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Published by J.C.B. Mohr (P. Siebeck) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical,
  • Philosophy,
  • 331-232 B.C.,
  • Cleanthes,,
  • Hymn to Zeus

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12674133M
    ISBN 103161486609
    ISBN 109783161486609

    Cleanthes' Hymn to Zeus (tr. M. A. C. Ellery, ) Compare the structure of this prayer to that of the "Lord's Prayer by clicking here. Cleanthes ( B.C.) was a disciple of Zeno the Stoic. He considered the universe a living being and said that god was the . Diogenes Laërtius, Lives of the Philosophers, Book 7, "Zeno [and His School]," Zeno of Citium, "Traces of the Early Stoics: Zeno Fragments" Cleanthes (2nd head of Stoic school), Hymn to Zeus (accessed 2/6/) Chrysippus (3rd head of Stoic school), Traces of the Early Stoics: Chrysippus on Ethics () The "Middle Stoa".

    Although Cleanthes produced little that is original, he brought a religious fervour to the teachings of Zeno, stressing the belief that the universe is a living entity and that God is the vivifying ether of the universe. He wrote about 50 works, of which only fragments survive, the most important being his hymn to Zeus. “The Problem of Evil in Cleanthes’ Hymn to Zeus.” Acta Classica 41 () 45– “Die godsdienshistoriese agtergrond van die Nuwe Testament: Kommentaar op ‘n onlangse publikasie.” [The History of Religions Context of the New Testament: Comments on a Recent Publication]. Hervormde Teologiese Studies 57 () –

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Cleanthes" Hymn to Zeus by Johan Carl Thom Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book, the first complete monograph to be devoted to the Hymn to Zeus by the Stoic philosopher Cleanthes (ca. BCE), contains a new critical text edition and English translation of the Hymn. In addition to the usual questions of authorship and date, Johan Thom analyses the composition, genre and function of the poem in depth, arguing Format: Paperback.

Cleanthes' Hymn to Zeus is a popular philosophical text combining both traditional, literary and religious motifs with philosophical ideas. The main problem addressed in the Hymn is the disorder caused by bad people who disregard Zeus' governance of the world.

The Hymn contains a genuine prayer for divine assistance to enable human beings to attain insight into the way the world is governed. Cleanthes, the Stoic philosopher, was born at Assos, in the Troad, about the year B.C. and died at an advanced age in B.C.

The successor to Zeno, the founder of Stoicism, he was president of the Stoa for over thirty years and was himself succeeded by Chrysippus/5. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books Get print book.

No eBook available Cleanthes' Hymn to Zeus: Text, Translation, and Commentary Cleanthes, Johan Carl Thom Snippet view - This little book is a gem and a model of clear, careful, and detailed scholarship.

Cleanthes’ Hymn to Zeus is widely recognized as a text whose importance is often undervalued. The short hexameter poem (39 lines) is a rare case of a direct and (more or less) complete text from one of.

Cleanthes' Hymn to Zeus is a popular philosophical text combining both traditional, literary and religious motifs with philosophical ideas. The main problem addressed in the Hymn is the disorder caused by bad people who disregard Zeus' governance of the : Johan Thom.

Cleanthes successfully preserved and developed Zeno's doctrines. He originated new ideas in Stoic physics, and developed Stoicism in accordance with the principles of materialism and pantheism. Among the fragments of Cleanthes' writings which have come down to us, the largest is a Hymn to Zeus.

CLEANTHES’ HYMN TO ZEUS syllables for each word, the cumulative force of the adjectives is enhanced by the rapid-fire clash of vowels in πυρόεντα ἀει- ζώοντα, creating a remarkable concentration of four vowel clashes in just eight syllables. Search this site.

A Hellenistic Bibliography. Home. The Hymn to Zeus by Cleanthes, the second head of the Stoic school, helps me to resolve both of those problems.

If I look at the Hymn simply as empty "God-Talk", I will receive no benefit from it. But if I pay attention to the the content, to the meaning. Zeus, prime mover of nature, steering all things by your law, Greetings.

For it is proper for all mortals to speak to you: For we all descend from you, bearing our share of your likeness. We alone, of all mortal creatures that live and move on earth.

So, I shall make song of. Cleanthes successfully preserved and developed Zeno's doctrines. He originated new ideas in Stoic physics, and developed Stoicism in accordance with the principles of materialism and pantheism.

Among the fragments of Cleanthes' writings which have come down to us, the largest is a Hymn to Zeus/5. Cleanthes’ Hymn to Zeus is a popular philosophical text combining traditional, literary and religious motifs with philosophical ideas.

The main problem addressed in the Hymn is the disorder caused by bad people who disregard Zeus' governance of the world. Such a way of life is characterized as a life of continuous praise. This book, the first complete monograph to be devoted to the Hymn to Zeus by the Stoic philosopher Cleanthes (ca.

BCE), contains a new critical text edition and English translation of the Hymn. /_ 0f^/'^ the hymn of cleanthes note on cleanthes and the stoics. Cleanthes, the Stoic philosopher, was born at Assos, in theTroad, about the year B.C.

and died at an advanced age in B.C. The successor to Zeno, the founder of Stoicism, he was president of the Stoa for over thirty years and was himself succeeded by Chrysippus.

The Hymn of Cleanthes: Greek Text Tr. Into English by Cleanthes, the Stoic Cleanthes, Edward Henry Blakeney. Publication date Publisher The Macmillan company Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of University of Michigan Language English.

Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of. The following notes on two well-known passages of Hellenistic epic, part of Cleanthes’ so-called hymn to Zeus and Aratus’ proem, may be of some interest as affording a detailed comparison of how the poets use, adapt and add to the traditional epic vocabulary and phraseology to convey closely related subject-matter that both belongs to and goes beyond the normal range of epic.

How To Pay Off Your Mortgage Fast Using Velocity Banking | How To Pay Off Your Mortgage In Years - Duration: Think Wealthy with Mike Adamsviews. Hymn to Zeus Kindle Edition by Cleanthes of Assos (Author) Format: Kindle Edition. out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — — Kindle $ Read with Our Free App4/5(1). HYMN OF CLEANTHES. Greatest of the gods, God with many names, God ever-ruling, and ruling all things.

Zeus, origin of Nature, governing the universe by law, All hail. For it is right for mortals to address thee; For we are thy offspring, and we alone of all That live and creep on earth have the power of imitative speech. Cleanthes of Assos Quotes. There is one great law throughout nature.

Cleanthes (Hymn to Zeus) The Fates guide the person who accepts them and hinder the person who resists them. Cleanthes (Quoted by Seneca) Greatest of the gods, God with many names, God ever-ruling, and ruling all things!

Zeus, origin of Nature, governing the universe by law. The Hymn to Zeus by Cleanthes. Brief excerpt quoted in Epictetus’ Enchiridion and the Epistles of Seneca: Lead me on, O Zeus, and thou Destiny, To that goal long ago to me assigned.

I’ll follow readily but if my will prove weak; Wretched as I am, I must follow still. Fate guides the willing, but drags the unwilling. Cleanthes was the successor of Zeno of Citium as head of the Stoic Academy in Athens.

Stoicism was a dominant philosophy of the Roman Empire for centuries. Hymn to Zeus Cleanthes .