He went out from his tower, he met the ennead of the gods, who were going forth to arrange the affairs of their whole land.
The First ennead contains the writings that treat of Morals.
The Third ennead, which also relates to the world, contains the different speculations referring thereto.
These nine gods were together known as the great ennead or cycle of nine.
For the same reason the book on Love was assigned to the First ennead.
By degrees the ennead of Thot was thus reduced to two terms: take part in the adoration of the king.
The Fourth ennead, therefore, contains all that relates to Psychology.
When we come to the later members of the ennead, there is a change in the character and in the form of these tales.
Whatsoever thou seest with thine eye this day, the ennead of the gods will grant to thee: the sick will recover.
The manner of the production of souls, or rather their non-production is admirably well set down in Plotinus, See, ennead.