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Headword: *polukra/ths
Adler number: pi,1978
Translated headword: Polykrates, Polycrates
Vetting Status: high
The governor of Cyprus under Ptolemy the boy,[1] he enjoyed the trust [of the king] and [led] a virtuous life. Subsequently, though, as he grew older, he veered utterly into depravity and loose living.
And [the name] is declined *polukra/tous [in the genitive].
Greek Original:
*polukra/ths, o( th=s *ku/prou a)/rxwn e)pi\ *ptolemai/ou tou= paido\s tugxa/nwn pi/stin ei)=xe kai\ bi/on e)na/reton. meta\ de\ tau=ta probainou/shs h)/dh th=s h(liki/as o(losxerw=s ei)s a)se/lgeian e)cw/keile kai\ bi/on a)preph=. kai\ kli/netai *polukra/tous.
From Polybius 18.55.5-7 (with added grammatical gloss).
[1] Ptolemy V Epiphanes, who, as a child-king of six, succeeded his murdered father Ptolemy IV Philopator in 204 BCE. Polykrates governed Cyprus for him between 202 and 197.
Keywords: biography; children; chronology; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; geography; historiography; history
Translated by: David Whitehead on 25 October 2001@05:39:50.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (supplemented translation, added keyword, set status) on 31 July 2004@01:48:36.
Catharine Roth on 31 July 2004@01:49:05.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 1 August 2004@04:43:37.
David Whitehead (corrected date in n.1, thanks to Andrew Smith) on 11 October 2004@03:46:00.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 16 May 2011@05:40:29.
David Whitehead on 26 October 2011@05:49:28.


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