Philosophy and the Divine – Dionysius of Halicarnassus

Here we present a very interesting excerpt from Dionysius of Halicarnassus’ book ‘The Roman Antiquities‘ (The Loeb Classical Library). Continue reading “Philosophy and the Divine – Dionysius of Halicarnassus”

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Orpheus and the Orphics: Ancient Greek Monotheism

In this article we show, with direct reference to ancient sources/texts, that Orpheus and the Orphics were Monotheists. Orpheus was named ‘theologist‘ by the ancient Greeks. His theological system was symbolic, the same it was for most of the ancient Greek Monotheist Philosophers-Mystics, where the various names of gods and men, depending on the way each text is analyzed, simultaneously provide us with information about History, Science and Theology. The reason for this habit is unknown; but, nevertheless, it is a fact documented already in Antiquity. Here we will present some excerpts that do not need any special interpretation or special discussion of their symbolisms, but ‘speak’ for themselves about the truth of our original claim. Continue reading “Orpheus and the Orphics: Ancient Greek Monotheism”

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