78 Or, "the law not of yesterday," ou newsti ton nomon. reads Qeoktistonas rendered above.
1 [This word is an index of authenticity. See on the "Little Labyrinth," Bunsen, i. p. 243, and Wordsworth, pp. 100, 161, and his references to Routh, Lardner, etc,]
2 Hippolytus in what follows is indebted to Sextus Empiricus. Adv. Phys., x.
3 See Karst., Fragm., viii. 45.
4 Iliad, xiv. 201.
5 Ibid., vii. 99.
6 See Karst., Fragm., ix. p. 46.
7 Fabricius, in his Commentary on Sextus Empiricus, considers that this is a quotation from the Hymns of Euripides.
8 V. 55-57, ed. Karst.
9 V, 106, 107, ed. Karst.
10 [See De Legibus, lib. x., and note xii. p. 119, Tayler Lewis' Plato against the Atheists.]
11 Cruice supplies from Theodoret: "and the second which is good is self-begotten, and the third is generated."
12 Col. ii. 9.
13 afietai eikh: Bernays proposes ofioeidhi.e., being of the form of the serpent.
14 The commentators refer us to Ps. xxix. 3.
15 Phil. ii. 6, 7
16 This section differs considerably from what Hippolytus has already stated concerning Valentinus. [" Sige," vol. i. p. 62, note 5.]
17 The allusion here is to the shamelessness of the Cynics in regard to sexual intercourse.
18 The account here given of Cerdon and Marcion does not accurately correspond with that already furnished by Hippolytus of these heretics.
19 Matt. vii. 18.