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Headword: Agênoriê
Adler number: alpha,221
Translated headword: arrogance, pride
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] stubbornness.
Greek Original:
Agênoriê: hê authadeia.
Notes:
Same glossing in Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon (7.20).
As LSJ s.v. indicates (web address 1), the headword noun (ending -rie in epic/Ionic dialect, -ria in others) has overtones which depend on context. What may be sometimes (or to some) manly courage easily spills over into damaging pride and arrogance. See e.g. Homer Iliad 22.457 ("cease from the baneful valour that possessed him"); 9.700 ("haughty is he even of himself, and now hast thou yet far more set him amid haughtinesses"); 12.46 ("though his valour is his bane").
See also alpha 223.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; military affairs
Translated by: Nathan Greenberg on 19 November 1998@08:48:17.
Vetted by:
Samuel Huskey on 25 June 2000@10:12:48.
Samuel Huskey on 25 June 2000@10:19:23.
David Whitehead (modified headword, translation, notes; augmented keywords; restorative cosmetics) on 26 April 2002@06:08:22.
David Whitehead (added note) on 26 April 2002@06:09:39.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 18 August 2013@02:04:22.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 18 August 2013@07:15:02.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 29 March 2015@22:50:45.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 9 April 2015@03:12:15.

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