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Postby annis » Wed Jun 11, 2003 10:54 pm

[face=SPIonic]potamoi=j toi=j au)toi=j e)mbai/nome/n te kai\ ou)k e)mbai/nomen, ei=me/n te kai\ ou)k ei=men.[/face]

"Into the same river we step and step not; we are and we are not."
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Postby Keesa » Sat Aug 09, 2003 1:47 am

What I love most about rivers is/You can't step in the same river twice/The water's always changing, always flowing. <br /><br />Keesa
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Postby aemilius » Wed Aug 20, 2003 4:53 pm

I know two versions of this famous thought:<br /><br />[face=SPIonic]Ta panta rei panta xwrei kai ouden menei[/face]<br /><br />[face=SPIonic]Ta panta rei panta kineitai, kai ouden menei[/face]<br /><br />Does someone know witch is true ?<br /><br />aemilus<br />
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Postby Skylax » Wed Aug 20, 2003 8:26 pm

Plato, Cratylus, 402a:<br /><br />[face=SPIonic]le/gei pou (Hra/kleitoj (/oti Pa/nta xwrei= kai\ ou)de\n me/nei, kai\ potamou= r(oh=| a)peika/zwn ta\ o)/nta le/gei w(j Di\j e)j to\n au)to\n potamo\n ou)k a)\n e)mbai/hj.[/face]<br /><br />"Heracleitus says, you know, that all things move and nothing remains still, and he likens the universe to the current of a river, saying that you cannot step twice into the same stream." (From Perseus)
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