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Headword: Eleutheriotês
Adler number: epsilon,805
Translated headword: liberality
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] goodwill without pretense.[1]
"Because of his liberality towards gift-giving": Vespasian the emperor of the Romans says this.[2]
"He had reached such a peak of liberality that he did not even accept to prepare provisioning for him from the state and from the palace which was not solitary but large somehow or other [...]."[3]
Greek Original:
Eleutheriotês: hê mê kata kibdêleian charis. dia tên pros tas dôreas eleutheriotêta: phêsin Ouespasianos basileus Rhômaiôn. ho de tosouton eleutheriotêtos elêlakei hôste oude apo tês politeias ênescheto sitêsin autôi paraskeuasai kai tês oikias ouk ousês monêrous, alla suchnês amêgepê.
See also under mu 369.
[1] This glossing is not paralleled elsewhere.
[2] Perhaps -- but under beta 246 the phrase is used about Vespasian.
[3] Quotation (partially repeated under sigma 1699) unidentifiable.
Keywords: biography; definition; economics; ethics; food; historiography; history
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 7 March 2006@00:59:22.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 7 March 2006@02:50:29.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords; tweaking) on 13 August 2012@06:40:23.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 8 January 2017@01:48:42.


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