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And they deny that there is a resurrection not only of flesh, but also they suppose that the soul does not continue after death.

No one amongst them, however, enjoys a greater amount of riches than another.

But since, altering the words hhippolytus the names of the serpent, they wish that there should be many heads of the serpent, neither thus shall we fail thoroughly to refute them as refuttaion desire. But they did not declare what this is, but what sort it is. To them, Books II and III would be useless, and they probably thought it refuttion to perpetuate any greater knowledge than was necessary for their better suppression, of the unclean mysteries of either pagan or Gnostic.

For, he says, he becomes a god when, having risen from the dead, he will enter into heaven through a gate of this kind. Beginning with the idea of the First Man, 1 Heresles pp. And that the earth in the midst of the cosmos is moved round its own centre from west to east. And they maintain that all those stars together which are beheld in the firmament have been causes of the generation of this world.

But now, lest any one should deem trust- worthy and unfailing the rules laid down 2 by the Refutatlon p. And if any of the adherents of the sect may be present from a strange place, they consider that all things are in common for him, and those whom they had not previously known they receive as if they belonged to their own household and kindred.

Plato unquestionably then, as we have already stated, collecting together the three departments of universal philosophy, in this manner formed his speculative system. Druids, however, also make use of magic arts.

MacMillan,p. Deeply interesting as these would al been from the archaeological and anthropological standpoint, we perhaps need not deplore their loss over- much. The doctrines here given are those of the Sceptics, and are to be found in Diog.

For when the animal hippilytus dead, each of its parts is separated; and when dissolution takes place, the animal in this way vanishes.

For into what is most glorious of the things in our power, which is the soul, no one would deliberately admit what is vicious, that is, transgression, but that from ignorance and an erroneous conception of virtue, supposing that they were achieving something honourable, they pass into vice.

Thus we not only bring into the open by refutation the affairs of the enemy ; 2 but also whatever the truth has received by the Father’s grace and ministered to men. Now some of the Academics say that we ought not to make dogmatic assertions about the principle of any- thing, but simply argue about it and let it heresiez ; while others favoured more the ” no preference ” 2 adage, saying that fire was not fire rather than anything else.


But neither is it possible to take the birth of those falling under consideration, as I shall show, nor is the time established hereeies, nor is the ascending sign ascertained with care.

Basilides’ remark about only I in iooo and 2 in 10, being fit for the higher mysteries is repeated verbatim hippolytis the Pistis Sophia, p. And it fastens the hissing sound arising from the twelve mouths into twelve pipes, and pours it forth.

Epicurus, however, advanced an opinion almost contrary to all philosophers. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. And that the sun surpasses the Peloponnesus in size. The male signs, then, are either feminine, which possess a co-operative nature for the procreation of males, or are themselves productive of females.

The perfect Word of supernal light being therefore assimilated in form to the beast, that is, the serpent, entered into the defiled womb, having deceived the womb through the similitude of the beast itself, in order that the Word may loose the chains that encircle the perfect mind which has been begotten amidst impurity of womb by the primal offspring of water, namely, serpent, wind, and beast. Wonder- ing, however, at the arrangement of the universals, 7 he 1 alpwv in text.

But as regards whatever wickedness a man may have committed in life, provided he rdfutation have been reconciled to the injured party, he refutatiion been a gainer by transgressioninasmuch as he has escaped the punishment that otherwise would have been inflicted by men.

In this manner insinuating themselves, they corrupt their pupils, partly by misusing the words spoken by themselveswhile they wickedly pervert, to serve any purpose revutation wish, what has been admirably said in Scripture ; refufation partly by concealing their nefarious conduct, by means of og comparisons they please.

CHURCH FATHERS: Refutation of All Heresies (Hippolytus)

And after Victor’s death, Zephyrinus, having had Callistus as a fellow-worker in the management of his clergy, paid him respect to his own damage; and transferring this person from Antium, appointed him over the cemetery. In order, however, that what is here asserted may be perspicuous, I shall one by one employ those very expressions of the astrologers; and in doing so I shall only be reminding my readers of statements previously made in the department of the work where we have explained the entire art of the astrologers.

This heretic endeavours to lead on his hearers into an acknowledgment of prodigies detailed by the Gentiles, and of doctrines inculcated by them. This, he says, is ihppolytus great and unspeakable mystery of the Eleusinian rites, Hye, Cye.

And that the moon is eclipsed when the earth is interposed, and occasionally also those stars that are underneath the moon. If when the bean is in flower, we take the bean and its blossom, put it into ajar, anoint this, bury it in earth, p.

Hippolytus of Rome

Learn more about Amazon Prime. From this the rest of the cardinal points, and the cadents and succeedents and the trines and the squares 6 and the configuration of the stars in them are known, from all which things the pre- p From this figure the judgment or prediction was made, but a great mass of absurd and contradictory tradition existed as to the influence of the planets on the life, fortune, and disposition of the native, alo was supposed to depend largely on their places in the theme both in relation to the earth and to each other.


See also Origen contra Celsum, VI, c. For in the first apl, it is very hard to say when the bringing forth is: And he concluded that the souls of men are dissolved along with their bodies, hippolygus as also they were produced along with them, for that they are blood, and that when this has gone forth or been altered, the entire man perishes; and in keeping with this tenet, Epicurus maintained that there are neither trials hsresies Hades, nor tribunals of justice; refutwtion that whatsoever any one may commit in this life, that, provided he may escape detection, he is altogether beyond any liability of trial for it in a future state.

By Greek mathematicians it seems rather to be applied to the square root.

Heraclitus then says that the universe is one, divisible and indivisible; generated and ungenerated; mortal and immortal; reason, eternity; Father, Son, and justice, God. Yet each of the three authors quoted in our text writes in a perfectly different style from his two fellow heresiarchs, and this alone is sufficient to remove all doubt as to the genuineness akl the document.

That matter, therefore, is an originating principle, and coeval with the Deity, and that in this respect the world is hsresies. And they de liver their judgments when they al assembled together, numbering at the very least one hundred; and the sentence delivered by them is irreversible. A worm, and not a man; a reproach of man, and an outcast of the people; himself is the King of glory, and powerful in war. But if any one, he says, is blind from birth, and has never beheld the true light, “which lighteneth every man that cometh into the world,” by us let him recover his sight, and behold, as it were, through some paradise planted with every description of tree, and supplied refktation abundance of fruits, water coursing its way through all the trees and fruits; and he will see that from one and the same water the olive chooses for hippolytuus and draws the oil, and the vine the wine; and so is it with the rest of plants, according to each genus.

In that case, we should expect to find it full of words and expressions used only in Byzantine times when the Greek language had become debased by Slav and Oriental admixtures.

He applied himself 1 to magic 2 also, as they say, and himself invented a philosophy of the origin of Nature, 3 based upon certain numbers and measures, saying that the origin of the arithmetical philosophy comprised this method by synthesis.