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Plato, Laws, Book 3, section 677d (search)
CliniasDo you mean that these things were unknown to the men of those days for thousands upon thousands of years, and that one or two thousand years ago some of them were revealed to Daedalus, some to Orpheus, some to Palamedes, musical arts to Marsyas and Olympus, lyric to Amphion, and, in short, a vast number of others to other persons—all dating, so to say, from yesterday or the day before?AthenianAre you aware, Clinias, that you have left out your friend who was literally a man of yesterday?CliniasIs it EpimenidesCp. Plat. Laws 642d. you mean?AthenianYes, I mean him. For he far outstripped everybody you had, my friend, by that invention of his of which he was the actual producer, as you Cretans say, although HesiodHes. WD 640f. NH/PIOI, OU)DE\ I)/ASIN O(/SWI PLE/ON H(/MISU PANTO/S, OU)D' O(/SON E)N MALA/XHI TE KAI\ A)SFODE/LWI ME/G' O)/NEIAP. Hesiod's allusion to the “great virtue residing in mallow and asphodel” is supposed to have suggested to Epimenides his “invention” of a
Plato, Laws, Book 4, section 717b (search)
as also in assigning to the former gods the things superior, the opposites of these.This account of the ritual proper to the worship of the various deities is obscure. Plainly, however, it is based on the Pythagorean doctrine of “Opposites,” in which the Odd (number) is “superior” to the Even, and the “Right” (side) to the Left (as also the “Male” to the “Female”). It is here laid down that “honors” (or worship) of the “superior” grade are to be offered only to the deities of Olympus, or of the State, and inferior honors only to the deities of the underworld. In Greek augury, also, the left was the side of ill omen (sinister), whereas in Roman augury the right is so. Next after these gods the wise man will offer worship to the daemons, and after the daemons to the heroes. After these will come private shrines legally dedicated to ancestral deities; and next, honors paid to living parents. For to these duty enjoins that the debtor should pay back the first an
Plato, Laws, Book 10, section 904e (search)
whereas, if the opposite is the case, it changes to the opposite the location of its life's abode.“This is the just decree of the gods who inhabit Olympus,”Hom. Od. 19.43O thou child and stripling who thinkest thou art neglected by the gods,—the decree that as thou becomest worse, thou goest to the company of the worse souls, and as thou becomest better, to the better souls; and that, alike in life and in every shape of death, thou both doest and sufferest what it is befitting that like should do towards like.Cp. Plat. Laws 728b., Plat. Laws