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Headword: *dhmagwgo/s
Adler number: delta,413
Translated headword: demagogue
Vetting Status: high
"After some demagogue fellow had persuaded him otherwise."[1] That is, a leader of the people.
"Flaminius, a perfect mob-courtier and demagogue, [was] not well-suited to the management of realia and military matters."[2]
Greek Original:
*dhmagwgo/s. a)ndro\s dhmagwgou= metapei/santos au)to/n. toute/sti tou= dh/mou a)/rxontos. o( *flami/nios o)xloko/pos kai\ dhmagwgo\s te/leios, pro\s a)lhqinw=n de\ kai\ polemikw=n pragma/twn xeirismo\n ou)k eu)fuh/s.
cf. generally delta 411, delta 412.
[1] Quotation unidentifiable.
[2] Polybius 3.80.3. See also phi 517 and omicron 1057.
Keywords: biography; definition; ethics; historiography; history; military affairs; politics
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 19 December 2003@16:43:04.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 21 December 2003@07:50:36.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 9 October 2005@06:27:58.
David Whitehead (tweak) on 8 March 2011@10:00:54.
David Whitehead on 25 June 2012@08:06:55.


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