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5 results for "afterlife"
1. Herodotus, Histories, 2.81 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)  Tagged with subjects: •afterlife lots, torment Found in books: Edmonds (2004) 15
2.81. They wear linen tunics with fringes hanging about the legs, called “calasiris,” and loose white woolen mantles over these. But nothing woolen is brought into temples, or buried with them: that is impious. ,They agree in this with practices called Orphic and Bacchic, but in fact Egyptian and Pythagorean: for it is impious, too, for one partaking of these rites to be buried in woolen wrappings. There is a sacred legend about this.
2. Plato, Gorgias, None (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)  Tagged with subjects: •afterlife lots, torment Found in books: Edmonds (2004) 218
525a. ἐπιορκιῶν καὶ ἀδικίας, ΣΩ. ἃ ἑκάστη ἡ πρᾶξις αὐτοῦ ἐξωμόρξατο εἰς τὴν ψυχήν, καὶ πάντα σκολιὰ ὑπὸ ψεύδους καὶ ἀλαζονείας καὶ οὐδὲν εὐθὺ διὰ τὸ ἄνευ ἀληθείας τεθράφθαι· καὶ ὑπὸ ἐξουσίας καὶ τρυφῆς καὶ ὕβρεως καὶ ἀκρατίας τῶν πράξεων ἀσυμμετρίας τε καὶ αἰσχρότητος γέμουσαν τὴν ψυχὴν εἶδεν· ἰδὼν δὲ ἀτίμως ταύτην ἀπέπεμψεν εὐθὺ τῆς φρουρᾶς, οἷ μέλλει ἐλθοῦσα ἀνατλῆναι τὰ προσήκοντα πάθη. 525a. where every act has left its smirch upon his soul, where all is awry through falsehood and imposture, and nothing straight because of a nurture that knew not truth: or, as the result of an unbridled course of fastidiousness, insolence, and incontinence, he finds the soul full fraught with disproportion and ugliness. Beholding this he sends it away in dishonor straight to the place of custody, where on its arrival it is to endure the sufferings that are fitting.
3. Plato, Phaedrus, None (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)  Tagged with subjects: •afterlife lots, torment Found in books: Edmonds (2004) 15
265e. ΣΩ. τὸ πάλιν κατʼ εἴδη δύνασθαι διατέμνειν κατʼ ἄρθρα ᾗ πέφυκεν, καὶ μὴ ἐπιχειρεῖν καταγνύναι μέρος μηδέν, κακοῦ μαγείρου τρόπῳ χρώμενον· ἀλλʼ ὥσπερ ἄρτι τὼ λόγω τὸ μὲν ἄφρον τῆς διανοίας ἕν τι κοινῇ εἶδος ἐλαβέτην, ὥσπερ 265e. Socrates. That of dividing things again by classes, where the natural joints are, and not trying to break any part, after the manner of a bad carver. As our two discourses just now assumed one common principle, unreason, and then,
4. Olympiodorus The Younger of Alexandria, In Platonis Phaedonem Commentaria, 4.134, 10.14 (6th cent. CE - 6th cent. CE)  Tagged with subjects: •nan Found in books: nan nan
5. Columella, Comica Adespota, 1.547, 2.147  Tagged with subjects: •afterlife lots, torment Found in books: Edmonds (2004) 218