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Plato, Alcibiades Ii, 150b

nanand wise and just are they alone who know what acts and words to use towards gods and men. But I should like now to hear what may be your opinion on the subject. Alc. Why, Socrates, it in no wise differs from yours and the god’s; for indeed it would not be fitting for me to record my vote against the god. Soc. And you remember you professed to be in great perplexity lest you should pray unawares for evil

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1. Plato, Alcibiades Ii, None (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

148e. took counsel together and decided that the best thing they could do was to send and inquire of Ammon ; and moreover, to ask also for what reason the gods granted victory to the Spartans rather than to themselves: for we —such was the message— offer up to them more and finer sacrifices than any of the Greeks, and have adorned their temples with votive emblems as no other people have done, and presented to the gods the costliest and stateliest processions year by year, and spent more money thus than
2. Plato, Laws, None (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

3. Plato, Republic, None (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

364b. and disregard those who are in any way weak or poor, even while admitting that they are better men than the others. But the strangest of all these speeches are the things they say about the gods and virtue, how so it is that the gods themselves assign to many good men misfortunes and an evil life but to their opposites a contrary lot; and begging priests and soothsayers go to rich men’s doors and make them believe that they by means of sacrifices and incantations have accumulated a treasure of power from the gods that can expiate and cure with pleasurable festival
4. Plato, Theaetetus, None (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

5. Xenophon, Memoirs, 4.4.25 (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

4.4.25. Then, Hippias, do you think that the gods ordain what is just or what is otherwise? Not what is otherwise — of course not; for if a god ordains not that which is just, surely no other legislator can do so. Consequently, Hippias, the gods too accept the identification of just and lawful. By such words and actions he encouraged Justice in those who resorted to his company.
6. Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, None (4th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

7. Diodorus Siculus, Historical Library, 10.9.8 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
ammon Mikalson (2010) 49
and prayer Mikalson (2010) 50
aristotle,god of Mikalson (2010) 197
aristotle,on dearness to gods Mikalson (2010) 198
aristotle,on eudaimonia Mikalson (2010) 198
dearness to god,and justice Mikalson (2010) 198
dearness to god,and sound thinking Mikalson (2010) 197
dearness to god Mikalson (2010) 197
dedications Mikalson (2010) 49
eudaimonia,of the gods Mikalson (2010) 197
eudaimonia Mikalson (2010) 198
euphemia,and xenophanes Petrovic and Petrovic (2016) 112
euphemos mythos Petrovic and Petrovic (2016) 112
euphron,euphrosyne Petrovic and Petrovic (2016) 112
fate,stoic Mikalson (2010) 50
festivals,in athens Mikalson (2010) 49
good speech,in prayer Mikalson (2010) 49
good speech Mikalson (2010) 49
heroes,as deities,as children of the gods Mikalson (2010) 197
homoiosis Mikalson (2010) 197, 198
hubris,in xenophanes Petrovic and Petrovic (2016) 112
katharos logos Petrovic and Petrovic (2016) 112
magic,criticisms and punishments of Mikalson (2010) 197
magic,persuading the gods Mikalson (2010) 197
muses Petrovic and Petrovic (2016) 112
philosophers on objects of prayer,in pythagoras Petrovic and Petrovic (2016) 112
philosophers on objects of prayer,in xenophanes Petrovic and Petrovic (2016) 112
philosophers on objects of prayer Petrovic and Petrovic (2016) 112
prayers,and cleanthes Mikalson (2010) 50
prayers,and good speech Mikalson (2010) 49
prayers,and justice Mikalson (2010) 49, 50
prayers,criticisms of Mikalson (2010) 50
prayers,objects of Mikalson (2010) 49, 50
prayers,persuading gods Mikalson (2010) 197
prayers,proper Mikalson (2010) 49, 50
prayers,pythagoras on Mikalson (2010) 49
prayers,to zeus Mikalson (2010) 49, 50
prayers,xenophanes on Mikalson (2010) 50
prayers Mikalson (2010) 49, 50
pythagoras Petrovic and Petrovic (2016) 112
pythagoras and pythagoreans,on prayer Mikalson (2010) 49
religious correctness,and justice Mikalson (2010) 197, 198
religious correctness,of the gods Mikalson (2010) 198
religious correctness Mikalson (2010) 197, 198
sacrifices,and justice Mikalson (2010) 197
sacrifices,persuading the gods Mikalson (2010) 197
solon Petrovic and Petrovic (2016) 112
sound thinking,and dearness to gods Mikalson (2010) 197
sound thinking,and homoiosis Mikalson (2010) 197
spartans,prayers of Mikalson (2010) 49
spartans Mikalson (2010) 49
stoics,on fate Mikalson (2010) 50
symbola,pythagorean Petrovic and Petrovic (2016) 112
symposium,in xenophanes' Petrovic and Petrovic (2016) 112
xenophanes,on prayer Mikalson (2010) 50
xenophanes Petrovic and Petrovic (2016) 112
zeus,of cleanthes Mikalson (2010) 50
zeus Mikalson (2010) 49