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Headword: Ἱλαρός
Adler number: iota,294
Translated headword: joyous
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] charming, witty, pleasant.[1]
Appian [writes]: "with a joyous shout and a good uproar they sent him off and bade him be of good cheer."[2]
"The joyousness of his soul suited him best."[3]
Greek Original:
Ἱλαρός: εὔχαρις, ἀστεῖος, ἡδύς. Ἀππιανός: σὺν βοῇ ἱλαρᾷ καὶ θορύβῳ χρηστῷ παρέπεμπον αὐτὸν καὶ θαρρεῖν ἐκέλευον. ἐπέπρεπε δὲ αὐτῷ μάλιστα τὸ τῆς ψυχῆς ἱλαρόν.
[1] cf. iota 295, iota 296.
[2] Appian fr. 7 (preserved only here; individual and context indeterminable).
[3] Tentatively attributed by Adler to Damascius, Life of Isidore; now his fr. 13 Zintzen.
Keywords: biography; definition; ethics; historiography
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 8 April 2006@18:00:08.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked tr) on 10 April 2006@03:44:05.
David Whitehead (updated n.3) on 10 January 2013@09:28:57.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2) on 29 March 2015@10:53:53.
David Whitehead on 26 April 2016@05:58:00.


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