Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Metapontum” in book 1, section 984a of Aristotle, Metaphysics:
...ny, in view of the paltriness of his intelligence.) Anaximenes and Diogenes held that air is prior to water, and is of all corporeal elements most truly the first principle. Hippasus of Metapontum and Heraclitus of Ephesus hold this of fire; and Empedocles —adding earth as a fourth to those already mentioned—takes all four. These, he says, always persist, and are on...
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