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Headword: *pamfili/das
Adler number: pi,140
Translated headword: Pamphilidas
Vetting Status: high
A Rhodian admiral; he gave the impression of being better-suited to every eventuality than [sc. his predecessor] Pausistratos, because of being naturally more solid and reliable than audacious. For most men reach their judgments as a result not of reasoning but of what happens to occur.
Greek Original:
*pamfili/das, *(rodi/wn nau/arxos: o(\s e)do/kei pro\s pa/ntas tou\s kairou\s eu)armosto/teros ei)=nai tou= *pasistra/tou, dia\ to\ baqu/teros fu/sei kai\ stasimw/teros ma=llon h)\ tolmhro/teros u(pa/rxein. a)gaqoi\ ga\r oi( polloi\ tw=n a)nqrw/pwn ou)k e)k tw=n kata\ lo/gon, a)ll' e)k tw=n sumbaino/ntwn poiei=sqai ta\s dialh/yeis.
Polybius 21.7.5-6 (web address 1, cf. delta 635, epsilon 3377), on events and personalities of the early C2 BCE.
The name "Pamphilidas" should actually be Eudamos, as in Livy 37.12.9 (web address 2): see F.W. Walbank, A Historical Commentary on Polybius, iii (Oxford 1979) 99.
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: biography; ethics; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 28 June 2001@04:20:33.
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Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 16 February 2004@15:52:28.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 17 February 2004@03:01:00.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 11 May 2011@08:52:18.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 28 August 2011@08:37:07.
David Whitehead on 13 August 2013@05:10:07.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link) on 25 April 2021@18:35:45.
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