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Excerpt, “The Authorship of the Republic [and Timaeus],”
from “Stolen Legacy”
by George James
(B) The Authorship of the Republic.
According to Diogenes Laertius book III and pages 311 and 327, it is stated both by Aristoxenus and Favorinus, that nearly the whole of the subject matter of Plato’s Republic was found in the Controversies, written by Protagoras. Furthermore, according to Roger’s Students History of Philosophy p. 78, it is stated that although Plato might have drawn heavily upon the reminiscences of Socrates, whose lectures he attended: yet the subject matter of the Republic is a more carefully reasoned system of philosophy, than can be easily attributed to Socrates. ‘That the whole volume is a cumulative argument into which there are subtly interwoven opinions on almost every subject of philosophical importance.
It is obvious that modern scholarship doubts that Plato drew the subject matter of the Republic from Socrates, and is inclined to attribute authorship to Plato himself. If however, we take into consideration the fact that the subject matter of the Republic was in circulation long before the time of Plato: for Protagoras is supposed to have lived from 481–411 B.C. and Plato, from 427–347 B.C., reason forbids the assignment of the authorship to Plato.
But the important question remains: From what source did Protagoras draw the ideas of the Republic which were circulated in the Controversies?
Text books on Greek philosophy tell us that Protagoras was a pupil of Democritus; but when we turn to the writings of Democritus we are unable to discover any connection between them and the (a) educational system and the (b) paternal government which are advocated in the Republic.
This fact forces us to the conclusion that the subject matter of Plato’s Republic was neither produced by Plato, nor any Greek philosopher.
(C) The Authorship of Timaeus.
According also to Diogenes Laertius Book VIII p. 399–401, when Plato visited Dionysius at Sicily, he paid Philolaus, a Pythagorean, 40 Alexandrian Minae of silver, for a book, from which he copied the whole contents of the Timaeus.
Under these circumstances it is clear that Plato wrote neither the Republic nor the Timaeus, whose subject matter identifies them with the purpose of the Mysteries of Egypt.
(Roger’s Students Hist. of Philosophy p. 76; 78; and 104).
(Zeller’s Hist. of Philosophy: Introduction p. 13 and 103).
(Wm. Turner’s Hist. of Philosophy p. 79 and 95).
(Plato; Apology, Crito, and Phaedo).
(Xenophon: Memorabilia; Strabo; Ancient Mysteries by C. H. Vail).
(Clement: Stromata Bk. V. C. 7 and 9).
To wit, African Blood Siblings, “The Republic” is considered among the best Occidental books. Here I present George James’ writings to the effect of how “The Republic” was truly Original scholarship. After George James bestowed his thesis to the Occidental world, he ‘went missing.’ Please honor our ancestor who sacrificed that you may remember what complexion genius comes in.
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Dr. Ben on “The Symbolism” – Kemetic Symbolism
Plato and Originalism — Understanding Plato
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A quotation on our past renown from Lady Lugard – Past Renown