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  • He says Christ "rises from the dead as God, being by nature both God and man" p. 100 in Deiss, physei Theos n kai anthropos.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Man, Aristotle said, is a political animal. (ho anthropos physei politikon zoon, Polit., 1253 a 2).

    Mêtêr Politikon – Part I | Her Bad Mother

  • On the other hand, I see no acceptable possibility of living under the swastika, i.e., under a symbol that says nothing more to me than: you and your ilk, you are physei (3) subhumans and therefore justly pariahs.

    Balkinization

  • Man, Aristotle said, is a political animal. ho anthropos physei politikon zoon, Polit., 1253 a 2.

    Archive 2006-06-11

  • Ossoi gaian echousi Brotoi henos ekpephyasi hos allaela horan ethnesi charma physei.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • To live according to nature (homologoumenos te physei zen) was their supreme rule of conduct.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • And Paul has explicitly stated that "the Gentiles, who have not the [Mosaic] law, do by nature [naturaliter, physei] those things that are of the law" (Rom., ii, 14).

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • Already the principle of the Stoics, formulated first by Zeno, that we must live consistently or harmoniously (to homologoumenos zen), and stated more explicitly by Cleanthes as the obligation to live in conformity with nature (to homologoumenos te physei zen) gave rise to several interpretations, some understanding nature exclusively as human nature, others chiefly as the whole universe.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • The second argument is the well-known sophistic one, that the gods are _nomôi_, not _physei_, they depend upon convention, which has nothing to do with reality.

    Atheism in Pagan Antiquity

  • [Greek: _hae polemikae physei ktaetikae pos estai; hae gar thaereutikae meros autaes, hae dei chraesthai pros te ta thaeria kai ton anthropon hosoi pephykotes archesthai mae thelousin, hos physei dikaion touton onta ton polemon_.] [237] Mahaffy (l.c.) thinks that the Syrians and Cilicians of the first slave war in Sicily, whom he believes to have been transferred from Carthage, had been secured by that state in a trade with the

    A History of Rome During the Later Republic and Early Principate

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