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    Parmenides of Elea: A Verse Translation with Interpretative Essays and Commentary to the Text (Contributions in Philosophy,) (Hardback)(English / Greek, Ancient (to 1453)) By (author) Martin J. Henn

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    DescriptionMartin J. Henn's Parmenides of Elea offers to the reader a reinvigorating verse translation of the Diels and Kranz B-Fragments of Parmenides cast in rhyming couplet iambic pentameter. Placing Parmenides in his proper historical context by taking seriously the impact of Persian Zoroastrianism on his developing monism, Henn supplies precise interpretation of the most difficult and vexing of Parmenides's fragments, while also providing reliable philosophical analysis of the many seeming contradictions latent in the text. The interpretive essays form a unique contribution to studies of this work, exploring such issues as the sprawling influences of Persian Zoroastrian dualism, literary parallels and contrasts with Hesiod's Theogony, and the radical antithesis between a finite linear and an infinite closed-loop model of space and time. Overall, Henn's work represents a new model for study of a key element of philosophical literature, making it a highly significant addition to the scholarship on the subject.


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    Title
    Parmenides of Elea
    Subtitle
    A Verse Translation with Interpretative Essays and Commentary to the Text
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Martin J. Henn
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 236 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 363 g
    Language
    English
    Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780275979331
    ISBN 10: 0275979334
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15710
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LIT
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: DSB
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    B&T General Subject: 610
    Ingram Subject Code: PH
    Libri: I-PH
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: PHI002000, HIS002000
    DC22: 182.3
    DC21: 182.3
    LC classification: B235.P23 N
    DC22: 182/.3
    LC classification: B235.P23 N3713 2003
    Thema V1.0: DSB
    Publisher
    ABC-CLIO
    Imprint name
    Praeger Publishers Inc
    Publication date
    30 June 2003
    Publication City/Country
    Westport