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Headword: *)agwgh/
Adler number: alpha,321
Translated headword: deportment, carriage, upbringing
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] behaviour, manner; or conveyance. Also the driven load.[1]
Upbringing is also said to be the arrangement of one's manner through one's habits, as one speaks of upbringing of children; also the transference [of this]; in reference to which sense he who is defining origin in this way used the word agoge.[2]
Polybius [writes]: "the recruiting-officer also brought a Lakedaimonian man who had participated in the Lakonian upbringing and had a good measure of experience in military things."[3]
Greek Original:
*)agwgh/: a)nastrofh\, tro/pos: h)\ h( komidh/. kai\ to\ a)go/menon ba/ros. *)agwgh\ le/getai kai\ h( dia\ tw=n h)qw=n tou= tro/pou kata- ko/smhsis, w(s le/getai pai/dwn a)gwgh/: kai\ h( metabolh/: e)f' ou(= shmainome/nou o( o(rizo/menos ou(/tws th\n ge/nesin ke/xrhtai tw=| th=s a)gwgh=s o)no/mati. *polu/bios: h)/gage de\ o( cenolo/gos kai\ *lakedaimo/nion a)/ndra th=s *lakwnikh=s a)gwgh=s metesxhko/ta kai\ tribh\n e)n toi=s polemikoi=s e)/xonta su/mmetron.
[1] Same or similar material in other lexica; references at Photius alpha303 Theodoridis.
[2] From the Commentary on Aristotle's Topica by Alexander of Aphrodisias (423.20-424.2); it continues the material begun under alpha 320.
[3] Polybius 1.32.1 (abridged). On the public educational/disciplinary regime in Sparta, to which the term agoge came especially to apply, see generally OCD(4) s.v. (p.40).
Keywords: children; daily life; definition; geography; historiography; history; military affairs; philosophy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 23 March 2001@06:56:11.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added note and keywords) on 23 March 2001@11:23:00.
David Whitehead (added keyword; restorative cosmetics) on 17 February 2003@07:40:03.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 6 October 2005@08:52:27.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 6 January 2012@05:21:19.
David Whitehead on 19 August 2013@04:12:19.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 30 July 2014@02:59:25.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 31 December 2018@01:30:55.


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