„Hear first the four roots of all things: shining Zeus, life-bringing Hera, Aidoneus, and Nestis, who wets with tears the mortal wellspring.“

—  Empedoklés, kniha On Nature

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On Nature
Originál: (el) τέσσαρα γὰρ πάντων ῥιζώματα πρῶτον ἄκουε· Ζεὺς ἀργὴς Ἥρη τε φερέσβιος ἠδ’ Ἀιδωνεύς Νῆστίς θ’, ἥ δακρύοις τέγγει κρούνωμα βρότειον.
Zdroj: Aidoneus corresponds to Hades.
Zdroj: Nestis corresponds to Persephone.

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