Early Greek philosopher and theologian, fl. late 6th century BC. The first Greek thinker known to have presented a monotheistic worldview. Often associated with the Eleatic school.
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The Homeric Gods and Xenophanes' Opposing Theory of the Divine
A brief paper from 2000 by Ursula DeYoung, summarizing this thinker's relation to the Homeric view of divinity.
Myth - Xenophanes
Review of Xenophanes' thoughts on cosmology and the myths. By Swedish author and historian of ideas Stefan Stenudd.
Xenophanes of Colophon
From the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, by James Lesher. Article on Xenophanes of Colophon, the founder of Eleatic philosophy.
Xenophanes: Fragments and Commentary
From the Hanover Historical Texts Project. Arthur Fairbanks translations of the fragments of Xenophanes.
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