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Pherecydes of Syros

( Ancient Greek Myth and cosmologist)

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Biography Pherecydes of Syros
Ancient Greek Myth and cosmologist, who mythopoeic tradition pereplepaetsya with scientific and philosophical. Biographic tradition puts Pherecydes in close relationship with Pythagoras, the teacher whom he considered. Author of "Theogony" - one of the first prose works of the Greeks in general, variants of the name: "Bogosmeshenie and Seminedrie" ( "seven bowels" - ie. "seven spaces" or "seven worlds", where members of the universe; to Damascus, "the five bowels"). Recognizes Pherecydes eternity primary trinity of gods: SAG (modification of Zeus) personifies the ethereal heights of heaven, . Chthon - subterranean depths, . Chronos - while cosmogonic prapotentsiyu (parallel to orphism, their common source may be the Zoroastrian idea of infinite time - zrvan akarana),
. According to Damascus, S. believed that Chronos has created from his sperm fire, air and water, after which the distribution of "five bowels" (the space stars, sun, moon, air and sea) for "the new generation of numerous gods". Eden F. influenced the development of astrological concepts of antiquity.


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