The Six Books of Proclus, the Platonic Successor, on the Theology of Plato, Tr. from the Greek: To which a Seventh Book is Added, in Order to Supply the Deficiency of Another Book on this Subject, which was Written by Proclus, But Since Lost. Also, a Translation from the Greek of Proclus' Elements of Theology. To which are Added a Translation of the Treatise of Proclus, On Providence and Fate; a Translation of Extracts from His Treatise, Entitled, Ten Doubts Concerning Providence; and a Translation of Extracts from His Treatise On the Subsistence of Evil; as Preserved in the Bibliotheca Gr. of Fabricius, Volume 1
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Page xii - And lest thou lift up thine eyes unto heaven, and when thou seest the sun, and the moon, and the stars, even all the host of heaven, shouldest be driven to worship them, and serve them, which the Lord thy God hath divided unto all nations under the whole heaven.
Page xxv - But to us there is but one God, the Father, of whom are all things, and we in him ; and one Lord Jesus Christ, by whom are all things, and we by him.
Page xiv - I AM the Lord thy God, who brought thee out of the land of Egypt, and out of the house of bondage.
Page lxxx - ... to itself. But in the sensible universe, the first monad is the world itself, which comprehends in itself all the multitude of which it is the cause (in conjunction with the cause of all). The second monad is the inerratic sphere. In the third place, the spheres of the planets succeed, each of which is also a monad, comprehending an appropriate multitude. And in the fourth and last place are the spheres of the elements, which are in a similar manner monads. All these monads likewise are denominated...
Page xiv - And there ye shall serve gods, the work of men's hands, wood and stone, which neither see, nor hear, nor eat, nor smell.
Page xi - Thus all beings proceed from and are comprehended in the first being; all intellects emanate from one first intellect ; all souls from one first soul; all natures blossom from one first nature ; and all bodies proceed from the vital and luminous body of the world.