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Headword: *au)toaplo/ths
Adler number: alpha,4483
Translated headword: simplicity itself
Vetting Status: high
"But in character the king/emperor was simplicity itself, and a certain muted reasonableness [was a feature of his character], and [he was] pliant and agreeable when it came to beneficences, and serious and intense when it came to action."
Greek Original:
*au)toaplo/ths: a)ll' o(/ te basileu\s to\n tro/pon h)=n au)toaplo/ths, kai\ siwpw=sa/ tis e)piei/keia, kai\ pro\s ta\s dwrea\s u(gro\s kai\ kataferh\s, kai\ pro\s ta\s pra/ceis baru\s kai\ suntetame/nos.
The quotation (again, more briefly, at the end of upsilon 35) is unidentifiable.
Keywords: biography; ethics; historiography
Translated by: William Hutton on 31 March 2002@23:00:53.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords) on 12 April 2002@04:32:51.
David Whitehead (anothwer keyword; cosmetics) on 6 March 2011@04:42:32.
David Whitehead on 3 May 2012@04:15:49.


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