defiled, the father of blind Bartimaeus (Mark 10:46).
The influence with the timaeus has exercised upon posterity is due partly to a misunderstanding.
To Plato, in the timaeus, it is known only as the 'nurse of generation.'
If we are to lay it down that Callisthenes deserved his death, what100 ought to happen to timaeus?
It is true, however, that the timaeus is by no means confined to speculations on physics.
The latter wished to deify Alexander; but timaeus exalts Timoleon above the most venerable gods.
The style and plan of the timaeus differ greatly from that of any other of the Platonic dialogues.
timaeus of Tauromenium was the author of a great work on Sicily, and introduced the system of reckoning by Olympiads.
More light is thrown upon the timaeus by a comparison of the previous philosophies.
The reference is probably to the identification of τὸ ἀγαθόν with the δημιουργός the creator spoken of in the timaeus.
One more aspect of the timaeus remains to be considered—the mythological or geographical.