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Headword: *eu)armosto/teros
Adler number: epsilon,3377
Translated headword: better-fitted, more harmonious
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning someone] aiming at what is beneficial.[1] "[Eudamos] seemed better-fitted for all circumstances than Pasistratos, because he was more profound by nature and steady rather than rash."[2]
Greek Original:
*eu)armosto/teros: tou= sumfe/rontos stoxazo/menos. o( de\ e)do/kei pro\s pa/ntas tou\s kairou\s eu)armosto/teros ei)=nai *pasistra/tou, dia\ to\ baqu/teros th=| fu/sei kai\ stasimw/teros ma=llon h)\ tolmhro/teros u(pa/rxein.
[1] The headword is comparative of the adjective eu)a/rmostos, masculine nominative singular; presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[2] Polybius 21.7.5 (web address 1); cf. pi 140.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; imagery; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 11 December 2006@15:21:44.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 12 December 2006@03:01:00.
David Whitehead on 5 November 2012@07:22:47.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 11 November 2012@00:25:39.
David Whitehead (my typo) on 22 February 2016@04:24:30.


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