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Headword: Ἀνελεύθερος
Adler number: alpha,2247
Translated headword: miserly, servile
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] one who is niggardly; or doing something aside from the truth.[1]
"Seeing the disorder and being routed they made a base and servile retreat, returning homewards."[2]
Greek Original:
Ἀνελεύθερος: ὁ μικρολόγος: ἢ ὁ ἐκτὸς τῆς ἀληθείας ποιῶν τι. οἱ δὲ ἐς ἀταξίαν ἰδόντες καὶ ἀνάστατοι γενόμενοι ἀγεννῆ καὶ ἀνελευθέραν ἐποιήσαντο τὴν ἀναχώρησιν, οἴκαδε ἀπονοστήσαντες.
[1] Same or similar material in other lexica; references at Photius alpha1835 Theodoridis.
[2] Arrian, History of Alexander's Successors fr.14.
Keywords: definition; ethics; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 18 June 2000@09:30:19.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (Altered wording.) on 18 June 2000@22:51:22.
David Whitehead (added note and keywords) on 7 June 2002@08:21:46.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 2 March 2012@08:12:59.
David Whitehead on 22 August 2013@04:15:34.


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