[ zuh-nof-uh-neez ]
/ zəˈnɒf əˌniz /
c570–c480 b.c., Greek philosopher and poet.
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How to use Xenophanes in a sentence
A third sect, especially Xenophanes and Parmenides, pronounce it to be essentially One.
In the same spirit Xenophanes speaks of the battles of Titans, of giants, and of centaurs as "fictions of former ages."
"God is one supreme among gods and men, and not like mortals in body or in mind," says Xenophanes.
Xenophanes, my townsman of Samosata, was resolved to buy a new horse: he had tried him, and liked him well enough.
British Dictionary definitions for Xenophanes
?570–?480 bc, Greek philosopher and poet, noted for his monotheism and regarded as a founder of the Eleatic school
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