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Headword: *)eleuqerio/ths
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:
*)eleuqerio/ths: h( mh\ kata\ kibdhlei/an xa/ris. dia\ th\n pro\s ta\s dwrea\s e)leuqerio/thta: fhsi\n *ou)espasiano\s basileu\s *(rwmai/wn. o( de\ tosou=ton e)leuqerio/thtos e)lhla/kei w(/ste ou)de\ a)po\ th=s politei/as h)ne/sxeto si/thsin au)tw=| paraskeua/sai kai\ th=s oi)ki/as ou)k ou)/shs monh/rous, a)lla\ suxnh=s a)mhge/ph.
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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