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By Parmenides of Elea; David Gallop (ed.)
David Gallop offers a Greek textual content and a brand new facing-page translation of the extant fragments of Parmenides' philosophical poem. He additionally comprises the 1st whole translation into English of the contexts during which the fragments were transmitted to us, and of the traditional testimonia concerning Parmenides' existence and suggestion. the entire fragments were translated in complete and are prepared within the order that has turn into canonical because the ebook of the 5th version of Diels-Rranz's Die Fragmente der Vorsokratiker. substitute renderings are supplied for passages whose which means is disputed or the place significant questions of interpretation hinge upon the textual content or translation followed.
In a longer introductory essay, Gallop bargains suggestions at the history of the poem, and a continuing exposition of it, including a severe dialogue of its uncomplicated argument. the amount additionally contains an in depth bibliography, a word list of key phrases within the poem, and a piece on resources and authorities.