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Plutarch on the face which appears on the orb of the Moon

translation and notes, with appendix

by Plutarch

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Published by Warren and Son, Simpkin in Winchester, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Moon -- Early works to 1800.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby A. O. Prickard.
    GenreEarly works to 1800.
    ContributionsPrickard, A. O. 1843-1939.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination75 p., 1 leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages75
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23661235M


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(Arthur Octavius), Pages:   In a most remarkable tract titled" Concerning the Face that Appears in the Orb of the Moon" Plutarch on the face which appears on the orb of the Moon book gives a comprehensive account of the role of the Moon in relation to the soul history of humans.

The Moon is here described as the portal through which spirits travel on their way to birth on Earth, and to which they ascend, if they pass certain. Scholars regard the book, whose Greek title is generally translated into English as On the Face Which Appears in the Orb of the Moon, as Item 63 in Book 12 of the collection of Plutarch's miscellaneous works known as the Moralia.

Plutarch's lunar essay was quite influential on Kepler. Full text of "Plutarch on the face which appears on the orb of the Moon: translation and notes, with appendix" See other formats. Get this from a library. Plutarch on the face which appears on the orb of the Moon: translation and notes, with appendix.

[Plutarch.; A O Prickard]. ON THE APPARENT FACE IN THE ORB OF THE MOON. Plutarch I. Then said Sylla, “These things belong to my story, and form part of it: but if you come at all into collision with these popular notions, that are in everybody’s mouth, about the Face in the Moon, I think IFile Size: KB.

The Face on the Moon. Most of the attention given to the dialogue, however, has been attracted by the concluding myth. a This consists of two parts. The second and main part is the eschatological myth, which establishes the purpose of the moon in the cosmos by explaining her role in the “life-cycle” of souls and which the stranger told Sulla he had from the chamberlains of Cronus ( d.

47 J. Thomson, History of Ancient Geography (Cambridge, Plutarch on the face which appears on the orb of the Moon book, pp.

f., gives a brief outline of this part of the work and cites Duhem's and Humboldt's praise of it. Prickard has some general remarks on the subject in the introductions to his two translations of the dialogue (Plutarch on the Face which appears on the Orb of the Moon.

Plutarch. Moralia, Volume XII: Concerning the Face Which Appears in the Orb of the Moon. On the Principle of Cold. Whether Fire or Water Is More Useful. Whether Land or Sea Animals Are Cleverer.

Beasts Are Rational. On the Eating of Flesh. Translated by Harold Cherniss, W. Helmbold. Loeb Classical Library p. ON THE APPARENT FACE IN THE ORB OF THE MOON. Then said Sylla, "These things belong to my story, and form part of it: but if you come at all into collision with these popular notions, that are in everybody's mouth, about the Face in the Moon, I think I should be glad to learn it." "Why should we not," I replied, "driven back as we are by the difficulty in the first case, to the.

Plutarch: Moralia, Volume XII, Concerning the Face Which Appears in the Orb of the Moon. On the Principle of Cold.

Whether Fire or Water Is More Useful. Whether Land (Loeb Classical Library No. Moralia, Volume XII: Concerning the Face Which Appears in the Orb of the Moon.

On the Principle of Cold. Whether Fire or Water Is More Useful. Whether Land or Sea Animals Are Cleverer. Beasts Are Rational. On the Eating of Flesh available in HardcoverBrand: Harvard. Get this from a library. Moralia, Volume XII: Concerning the Face Which Appears in the Orb of the Moon.

On the Principle of Cold. Whether Fire or Water Is More Useful. Whether Land or Sea Animals Are Cleverer. Beasts Are Rational. On the Eating of Flesh. [Plutarch; Harold Cherniss; W C Helmbold]. Concerning the Face Which Appears in the Orb of the Moon. on the Principle of Cold. Whether Fire or Water Is More Usef (Loeb Classical Library #) By Plutarch, Harold F.

Cherniss (Translator), W. Helmbold (Translator) Harvard University Press. Plutarch (c. CE) wrote on many subjects.

His extant works other than the Parallel Lives are varied, about sixty in number, and known as the Moralia (Moral Essays). They reflect his philosophy about living a good life, and provide a treasury of information concerning Greco-Roman society, traditions, ideals, ethics, and religion.

In Plutarch’s book On the Apparent Face in the Orb of the Moon, the interlocutors develop a dialogue about a trip to the ‘‘ great continent ’’ beyond the North Atlantic Ocean.

Plutarch: Moralia, Volume XII, Concerning the Face Which Appears in the Orb of the Moon. On the Principle of Cold. Whether Fire or Water Is More Useful. Whether Land (Loeb Classical Library No.

) by Plutarch. Loeb Classical Library. Used - Very Good. Hardcover. Cloth, no dj. Light shelf-wear. Some edge-wear, esp. to head and heel of spine. printing. The Moralia (Ancient Greek: Ἠθικά Ethika; loosely translated as "Morals" or "Matters relating to customs and mores") of the 1st-century Greek scholar Plutarch of Chaeronea is an eclectic collection of 78 essays and transcribed speeches.

They provide insights into Roman and Greek life, but often are also timeless observations in their own right. Many generations of Europeans have read or Author: Plutarch. Plutarch: Plutarch on the face which appears on the orb of the moon. (London, Simpkin and Co., ) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Plutarch: Plutarch über die Musik, (Breslau, F.E.C.

Leuckart, ), also by Rudolf George Herman Westphal (page images at HathiTrust). Plutarch: Moralia, Volume XII, Concerning the Face Which Appears in the Orb of the Moon.

On the Principle of Cold. Whether Fire or Water Is More Useful. Whether Land.(Loeb Classical Library No. ) by Plutarch and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at In the First Century A.D., the Greek philosopher Plutarch wrote a book entitled, "Concerning the Face Which Appears in the Orb of the Moon." In an early observation of nearsightedness, Plutarch wrote.

Essays and criticism on Plutarch - Critical Essays. (“Concerning the Face Which Appears in the Orb of the Moon”) reveal attention to topics within natural philosophy. Start your Ogygia (/ oʊ ˈ dʒ ɪ dʒ i ə /; Ancient Greek: Ὠγυγίη, romanized: Ōgygíē [ɔːɡyɡíɛː], or Ὠγυγία Ōgygíā [ɔːɡyɡíaː]) is an island mentioned in Homer's Odyssey, Book V, as the home of the nymph Calypso, the daughter of the Titan Homer's Odyssey, Calypso detained Odysseus on Ogygia for seven years and kept him from returning to his home of Ithaca.

Plutarch (). Concerning the Face Which Appears in the Orb of the Moon (De facie in orbe lunae apparet), translated by Harold Cherniss.

In Vol. 12 of Plutarch's Moralia. Loeb Classical Library, no. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press. (The beginning of the dialog is lost, though this seems to be only a small part. Plutarch De Lacy, Phillip H. Einarson, Benedict: HARDCOVER: 01/01/ $ Moralia, Volume XII: Concerning the Face Which Appears in the Orb of the Moon.

On the Principle of Cold. Whether Fire or Water Is More Useful. Whether Land or Sea Animals Are Cleverer. Beasts Are Rational. On the Eating of Flesh: Plutarch Cherniss, Harold Helmbold. Plutarch (). “Plutarch's Moralia: Concerning the face which appears in the orb of the moon.

On the principle of cold. Whether fire or water is more useful. Whether land or sea animals are cleverer. Beasts are rational. On the earing of flesh”.

Plutarch was a Greek historian and Roman citizen who died around CE. He was a prolific writer and biographer. In On the Face Which Appears in the Orb of the Moon, often called simply De Facie, several characters discuss whether the moon is another Earth, whether it has life, and other philosophical questions.

In one section, a character. Plutarch (). Concerning the Face Which Appears in the Orb of the Moon (De facie in orbe lunae apparet), translated by Harold Cherniss. In Vol. 12 of Plutarch’s Moralia. Loeb Classical Library, no. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.

(The beginning of the dialog is lost, though this seems to be only a small part. Plutarch: Moralia, Volume XII, Concerning the Face Which Appears in the Orb of the Moon. On the Principle of Cold. Whether Fire or Water Is More Useful. Whether Land (Loeb Classical Library No.

Plutarch, biographer and author whose works strongly influenced the evolution of the essay, the biography, and historical writing in Europe from the 16th to the 19th century. Among his approximately works, the most important are Parallel Lives and Moralia, or Ethica.

The most probable source of some of the more verisimilar aspects of Lucian’s work is Plutarch’s On the Face Appearing in the Orb of the Moon. In this work, Plutarch includes a tale much like the myth of Er from Plato’s Republic, although the work itself is really a compendium of all the speculative knowledge about the moon current in.

We learn, for instance, of Plutarch's anthropomorphic imagery in his On the Face Which Appears in the Orb of the Moon; that in early Christian art the sun and moon were associated with the crucified Christ; that, in a shift away from allegorical images of the moon, Jan Van Eyck was the first artist, long before Leonardo, to give a naturalistic /5(10).

We learn, for instance, of Plutarch's anthropomorphic imagery in his On the Face Which Appears in the Orb of the Moon; that in early Christian art the sun and moon were associated with the. SPICA CONTENTS 3 A critical review of the treatment of the Moon in Plutarch's Concerning the Face Which Appears in the Orb of the Moon, Helena Petrovna Blavatsky's The Secret Doctrine and Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa's Three Books of Occult Philosophy.

Plutarch's Moralia is a miscellaneous collection of essays and treatises - in fact, everything that Plutarch wrote apart from his Parallel Lives. Plutarch wrote a lot (the modern Loeb translation of the Moralia runs to fifteen volumes) and it can be difficult to hunt down a small section in the mass of his works.

In the first century, the Greek-Roman writer Plutarch’s On the Face which Appears on the Orb of the Moon explored via dialog Greek scientific opinions about the moon: the nature of eclipses.

Plutarch on the Face Which Appears on the Orb of the Moon by Plutarch Aryan Sun-Myths The Origin of Religions by Sarah Elizabeth Titcomb De Caelo, And, De Generatione Et Corruptione by J. Stocks. Plutarch.

Preferred Title Moralia. English & Pdf Title Plutarch's Pdf / with an English translation by Frank Cole Babbitt. Format Book Concerning the face which appears in the orb of the moon.

On the principle of cold. Whether fire or water is more useful. Whether land or sea animals are cleverer.