Empedocles on Etna
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Empedocles on Etna a dramatic poem. by Matthew Arnold

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Published by The Ballantyne press in [London .
Written in English

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StatementBy Matthew Arnold.
LC ClassificationsPR4022 .E25 1896
The Physical Object
Paginationlxi p., 1 l.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6490722M
LC Control Number45031016

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Empedocles, (born c. bc, Acragas, Sicily—died , the Peloponnese, Greece), Greek philosopher, statesman, poet, religious teacher, and physiologist.. According to legend only, Empedocles was a self-styled god who brought about his own death, as dramatized by the English poet Matthew Arnold in “Empedocles on Etna,” by flinging himself into the volcanic crater atop Mount Etna to. "Empedocles on Etna" gives one the impression that a mind at work, powerful, spiritual in the highest sense, sick of the gross materialism and hardness of this age, with a remedy for ills to be sure, yet one in which it does but half believe. That a mind of the kind we are now considering should have been drawn to the story of Empedocles is not4/4(1). Excerpt from Empedocles on Etna: A Dramatic Poem Pausanias. And now, back to the town with speed! Crouch in thewood first, till the mules have pass'd; They do but halt, they will be here anon, Thou must be viewless to Empedocles; Save mine, he must not meet a human by: 2. The most intriguing of these, found in Diogenes Laertius, claims that Empedocles' last act was to leap into a crater of Mt. Etna in order to prove once and for all that he was a god. Despite his hijinks and possible madness, Empedocles was a serious and profound philosopher.

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