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O’Dare, who in the past dreamt of being a clergyman, seizes his likelihood. Now he's carried again in the course of the a long time to thirteenth-century England, to darkish geographical regions the place accusations of formality homicide were made opposed to Jews, the place kids without notice die or disappear.
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More generally, cf. J. Brunschwig, “Stoic Metaphysics,” in B. , The Cambridge Companion to the Stoics (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003) 206–232, for the notion that matter is the only existing thing, in contrast to lekta and time; M. White, “Stoic Natural Philosophy (Physics and Cosmology),” ibid. ; and K. Algra, “Stoic Theology,” ibid. 153–178. 28 32 TERMS FOR ETERNITY task of the historian is to record examples of people who are worthy of “enduring fame” (th=j ai)wni/ou do/chj e)pai/nouj).
Aeternus and aeternitas in Calcidius’ very free paraphrase sometimes translate periphrases with a)ei/ in the Timaeus, at other times other expressions, and at still other times nothing at all, in the sense that there is no corresponding term in the Greek, and the Latin as often in Calcidius’ version, amplifies, inserts glosses, and so forth: [33A] hoc amplius ut aeternae compos incolumitatis foret [= Greek a)ge/rwn kai\ a1noson].... [34A] Haec igitur aeterni dei [o1ntoj a)ei\ qeou=] prospicientia iuxta natiuum et umquam futurum deum leuem eum et aequiremum indecliuemque [34B] et a medietate undique uersum aequalem exque perfectis uniuersisque totum perfectumque progenuit....
39, to be ai)w/nion, that is, eternal in the absolute sense, is differentiated from enduring for a very long time (diame/nein plei/w xro/non) but not forever. ” In Porphyry, then, there is a clear use of ai)w/nioj in a Platonic and metaphysical sense, to indicate an eternity higher than time and characteristic of intelligible entities. In mankind, the intellectual soul is such an entity, which is united with the Intellect in the ai)w/n, that is, in the metaphysical sphere that transcends time and which remains beyond the death of the body, insofar as it is not subject to the affections of the sensible world, which embraces both time and death.