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Yet as meaning ” those who fall in with this ” it is hippolytux applicable to spoken as to written words. And that earthquakes are produced by the air above falling on that under the earth; for when this is moved, that the earth also, being wafted by it, is shaken.
The serpents, however, of the magicians– that is, the gods of destruction–withstood the power of Moses in Egypt, but the rod of Moses reduced them all to subjection and slew them. And inasmuch as Zephyrinus was accessible to bribes, and covetous, Callistus, by luring him through presents, and by illicit demands, was enabled to seduce him into whatever course of action he pleased.
And they teach certain incantations and formularies for those who have been bitten by dogs, and possessed of demons, and seized with other diseases; and we shall not be silent respecting even such practices of these heretics.
And especially they abstain from wrath and anger, and all such passions, inasmuch as they consider these to be treacherous to man. And that from it also come earthquakes and the turnings about 1 rb Oelov. These, then, firmly hold the ancient tradition, and continue to pursue in a disputative spirit a close investigation into the things regarded according to the Law as clean and not clean.
And he states that to him alone–that is, Naas–is dedicated every shrine and every initiatory rite, and every mystery; and, in general, that a religious ceremony could not be discovered under heaven, in which a temple Naos has no existence; and in the temple itself is Naas, from whom it has received its denomination of temple Naos.
For the 1, 2, 3, 4 become 10 if for each number hippokytus appropriate name be substantially kept. Epicurus, however, advanced an opinion almost contrary to all. To which it may be added that the mere repetition of the phrases that Stahelin has collated with such diligence would be the very 1 “The Cross-references in the Philosophumena,” Hermathena, Heresles, No. For Plato thinks it immortal ; but Aristotle that it remains behind after this life and that it is lost in the fifth Body which is assumed to exist along with the other four, to wit, fire, earth, water and air, but is more subtle hipppolytus they and like a refutatino.
But there is not one city of them, but many of them settle in every city. For since the foundation of the doctrine with them is the man Adam, and they say that concerning him it has been written, “Who shall aall his generation?
Women, however, even though they may be disposed to adhere to the same course of life, they do not admit, inasmuch as in no way whatsoever have they confidence in women.
Ignorance is in the habit of styling this power Neptune, according to whose image was produced Glaucus, Melicertes, Ino, Nebroe. And that all things in the creation are endued with sensation, and that there is nothing inanimate. Among moral philosophers are Socrates, pupil of Archelaus the physicist, and Plato the pupil of Socrates.
And they say, that he affirms that the things reutation to the soul are absolutely alone good, but that the things pertaining to the body, and those external to itare not any longer absolutely good, but reputed blessings. And that therefore Substance was such as God, man and every one of the things which can jeresies under the like defi- nition: For it is not possible, he says, to obtain any nourishment or growth where soul is not present.
But whenever Proserpine or Heresie becomes herdsies with Adonis, there results, he says, a certain mortal soul separated from Venus that is, from generation. I, mentions both Gymnosophists and Druids, but if he ever gave any account of their teaching it must be in the part of the book which is lost. Now Anaximander was a hearer of Thales.
The spirit, however, is that which has its appointed place in the midst of darkness which is below, and light which is above. Let us then see what the Sithians affirm. But this girl is styled Edem and Israel. But the Brachmans say that there is a conflict in the body that surrounds them, and they consider that the body is for them full of conflicts ; in opposition to which, as if marshalled for battle against enemies, they contend, as we have already explained.
Forerunners, II, n. That matter, therefore, is an originating principle, and coeval with the Deity, and that in this respect the world is uncreated.
He says, however, that the material principles are boundless, even the smallest of them. And that the milky way is a reflection of the light of the stars which do not derive their radiance from the sun; and that the stars, coursing the firmament as shooting sparks, arise out of the motion of the pole.
So, again, in his account alp the sleight-of-hand and other stage tricks, whereby he says, no doubt with truth, the magicians used to deceive those who consulted them, his account is so carelessly written or copied that it is only by means of much reading between the lines that it defutation be understood, and even then it recounts many more marvels than it explains.
alll These, then, are the practices and opinions which that most astonishing Callistus established, whose school continues, preserving its customs and tradition, not discerning with whom they ought to communicate, but indiscriminately offering communion to all. And of the maternal angels which Edem brought forth, the names in like manner have been subjoined, and they are as follows: The Nature and History of Gnosticism English translationp.
It cannot have involved any theological hippoltyus, but probably refers to the obscene sacrament of the Pistis Sophia, the Bruce Papyrus and Huysmans’ La-Bas.
And what was formed in Him is life. And again, he says, the Saviour has declared, “The publicans and the harlots go into the kingdom of heaven before you. Now they affirm that there will be both a judgment and a conflagration of the universe, and that the wicked will be eternally punished. And stars are hhippolytus to look upon one another, and to harmonize with each refutatiom, so that they appear according to the shape of a triangle or square.
These likewise acknowledge that there is a resurrection of flesh, and that soul is immortal, and that there will be a judgment and conflagration, and that the righteous will be imperishable, but that the wicked will endure everlasting punishment in unqenchable fire.
Yet all this is written round, so to speak, a hymn to Attis which he declares relates to the Mysteries of the Mother with several allusions to the most secret rites of the Eleusinian Demeter and, as it would appear, of those of the Greek Isis. And no one amongst them is in the habit of swearing; but whatever any one says, this is regarded more binding than an oath.