The Refutation of All Heresies [Hippolytus of Rome] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Hippolytus of Rome ( – AD) was the most. Philosophumena; or, The refutation of all heresies, formerly attributed to Origen, but now to Hippolytus, bishop and martyr, who flourished about. Full text of “Philosophumena; or, The refutation of all heresies, formerly attributed to Origen, but now to Hippolytus, bishop and martyr, who flourished about

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It extends ” up to,” as Photius says, Noetus and the Noetians, and although it does not contain any mention of Dositheus or the Alo, this may have been given in the part which has 1 Cf. How then does any one choose such an evil? The summary which 1 Pseudo-Hieronymus, Isidorus Hispalensis, and Honorius Augusto- dunensis, like Epiphanius, begin their catalogues of heresies with the Jewish and Samaritan sects.

Metrodorus, however, from the fact of its being filtered through earth, asserts that it is on account of this that it is made salt. But, reminding the reader of those whom we especially ought–who are deserving of mention from their fame, and from being, so to speak, the leaders to those who have subsequently framed systems of philosophy, and from their supplying them with a starting-point towards such undertakings–let us hasten on our investigations towards what remains for consideration.

As in Polybius, the word can be translated in this sense throughout. There has appeared one, Noetus by name, and by birth a native of Smyrna.

For refutztion He is not seen He is invisible; and He is incomprehensible when He does not wish to be comprehended, but comprehensible when he is comprehended. They scorn death ; but are ever naming God in their own tongue, as we have said above, and send up hymns to Him.

And they lay downthat one world derives from the other world a certain power, and mutual participation in that powerand that refutatin subjacent obtain this participation from the superjacent portions. In order, therefore, that finally the Great Man from above may be overpowered, “from whom,” as they say, heresis whole family named on earth and in the heavens has been formed, to him was given also a soul, that through the soul he might suffer; and that the enslaved image may be punished of the Great and most Glorious and Perfect Man, for even so they call him.


And that the sun is born every day from the gathering together of small particles of fire and that the earth is boundless and surrounded neither by air nor by heaven. For at the birth 2 the rising of the sign ascending in the heaven must be closely watched, since the Chaldaeans determining that which ascends, on its rising make that disposition of the stars which they call the Theme, 3 from which they declare their predictions.

Wherefore, as we have now separately run through the opinions of the physicists, it seems fitting that we return to Socrates and Plato, who most especially preferred the study of ethics. The phrase is used frequently hereafter, particularly in Book X. Book I offers a summary of the thought of various ancient Greek philosophers.

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That this person suffered by being fastened to the tree, and that He commended His spirit unto Himself, having died to appearance, and not being refutafion reality dead. The first number became refjtation originating principle, which is one, indefinable, incomprehensible, having in itself all numbers that, according to plurality, can gefutation on ad infinitum. And over the aged man is the inscription “phaos ruentes,” and over the woman “pereaphicola.

And especially they abstain from wrath and anger, and all such passions, inasmuch as they consider these to be treacherous to man. It therefore seems most probable that Hippolytus did not confine himself to any one source, but borrowed from several. Among the Stoic logicians were Chrysippus and. For the soul is Edem, but the spirit Elohim, and each of these exists in all men, both females and heesies. And he says that fulness and the void are elements. For Osiris, the Naassene says, is in temples in front of Isis; and his pudendum stands exposed, looking downwards, and crowned with all its own fruits of things that are made.


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And they assert that there are signs with two bodies, viz. And that celestial bodies were arranged by orbicular motion. Aries is a sign of this description, and that which is diametrically opposite to it, just as Libra, and Capricorn, and Cancer. And he affirmed that the moon is earthy, and has in it plains and ravines.

This man said that the originating principle of existing things hedesies a certain constitution of the Infinite, out of which the heavens are generated, and the worlds therein; and that this principle is eternal and undecaying, and comprising all the worlds. Heraclitus then says that the universe is one, divisible and indivisible; generated heresise ungenerated; mortal and immortal; reason, eternity; Father, Son, and justice, God.

For Plato affirms it to be immortal, hereesies Aristotle that it involves permanence; and after these things, that this also vanishes in the fifth body, which he supposes, along with the other four elements ,–viz.

The parallel passages are set out in convenient form in Bishop Wordsworth’s book before quoted. For refutahion reason, he says, “Rachel wept for her children, and would not,” says the prophet”be comforted; sorrowing for them, for she knew,” says he, “that they are not.

And they suppose that the knowledge of him is the originating principle of the capacity for a knowledge of God, expressing themselves thus: