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Headword: Ὁμοιομέρεια
Adler number: omicron,310
Translated headword: similarity of parts
Vetting Status: high
Anaxagoras the philosopher "used to say that the moon had habitations and ridges and chasms. [Also that] that the similarities of parts were first principles; for just as we say that gold consists of shavings, so the universe is built up out of small bodies with similar parts."[1]
Greek Original:
Ὁμοιομέρεια. Ἀναξαγόρας ὁ φιλόσοφος ἔλεγε τὴν σελήνην οἰκήσεις ἔχειν καὶ λόφους καὶ φάραγγας. ἀρχὰς δὲ τὰς ὁμοιομερείας: καθάπερ γὰρ ἐκ τῶν ψηγμάτων λέγομεν τὸν χρυσὸν συνεστάναι, οὕτως ἐκ τῶν ὁμοιομερῶν μικρῶν σωμάτων τὸ πᾶν συγκεκρίσθαι.
The headword noun, nominative singular, occurs in the accusative plural in the quotation given.
[1] Diogenes Laertius 2.8. On Anaxagoras, see generally alpha 1981.
Keywords: biography; dialects, grammar, and etymology; philosophy; science and technology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 7 July 2003@00:50:50.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; modified keywords) on 7 July 2003@04:04:51.
David Whitehead (expanded notes; tweaking) on 30 June 2013@06:21:08.


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