Brian K. Mitchell Posted January 26 Author Share Posted January 26 Quote Μέγιστον τόπος. Άπαντα γαρ χωρεί. Diogenes Laertius, Lives of the philosophers, book 1, chapter 35 This quote is attributed to Thales of Miletus (Θαλής ο Μιλήσιος) who lived from 624/623 – c. 548/545 BC (640 ή 624 π.Χ. Μίλητος, Ιωνία - 546 π.Χ.) Here is brief glossary/Parsing info: μέγιστον is a singular adjective neuter vocative form of μέγας meaning great τόπος is a singular mainline noun with the meaning of location or place or space ἀπάντα is a singular Present Active Imperative 2nd Person form of ἅπας meaning all together / everything γάρ in a conjunction used alone or with other Particles meaning 'for', since', 'but', 'because' χώρει is a singular verb present indicative active transitive 2nd or 3rd person form of χωρεω meaning contain 4 Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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