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Headword: Angaros
Adler number: alpha,163
Translated headword: a)/ggaros
Vetting Status: high
and a)ggarei/a, public and compulsory servitude.[1]
"For just as to him eating seemed to be a mere distraction, with nature as it were putting him into compulsory servitude [a)ggareuome/nhs] when it came to food."[2]
Greek Original:
Angaros: kai Angareia, hê dêmosia kai anankaia douleia. hôsper gar ti autôi parergon to esthiein tês phuseôs auton angareuomenês peri ta brômata ephaineto einai.
See also alpha 162, alpha 164, alpha 165.
[1] Same glossing in Hesychius and elsewhere.
[2] An approximation of Procopius, Secret History 13.29 (web address 1), on Justinian; cf. Kaldellis (64). On Justinian, see generally iota 446. On his asceticism, see also alpha 3522 and kappa 586.
A. Kaldellis, ed. and trans., Prokopios: The Secret History, (Indianapolis 2010)
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; daily life; definition; ethics; food; historiography; history; imagery
Translated by: Gregory Hays on 23 June 1999@13:07:47.
Vetted by:
Shannon N. Byrne on 20 May 2000@18:31:52.
William Hutton (Modified translation, added cross reference) on 28 June 2001@13:57:28.
William Hutton on 28 June 2001@13:59:24.
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 3 February 2003@07:31:38.
Jennifer Benedict (betacoding) on 26 March 2008@01:32:33.
David Whitehead (another note and keyword; tweaks) on 23 December 2011@07:59:50.
Ronald Allen (added bibliography n.2, added cross-reference, added link) on 24 January 2024@11:14:16.
Ronald Allen (added cross-references n.2) on 15 June 2024@11:05:05.


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