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Headword: *(/olos kai\ pa=s
Adler number: omicron,199
Translated headword: fully and totally [bent on]
Vetting Status: high
"He was fully and totally bent on fighting a war."[1]
Or, "he was fully and totally bent on exposing himself to danger and risking a battle".[2]
"He was fully and totally focussed on the existing dangers".[3] Meaning with all his might.
Greek Original:
*(/olos kai\ pa=s: h)=n de\ o(/los kai\ pa=s pro\s to\ polemei=n. h)/, pro\s to\ paraba/llesqai kai\ diakinduneu/ein o(/los kai\ pa=s h)=n. o(/los kai\ pa=s h)=n th=| dianoi/a| peri\ tou\s e)nestw=tas kindu/nous. a)nti\ tou= pa/sh| duna/mei.
For the idiom exemplified in this entry see generally LSJ s.v. o(/los, 1.1 (with examples from Plato as well as the Polybius one quoted here).
[1] Quotation (and individual) unidentifiable.
[2] Polybius 3.94.10 (on Fabius' magister equitum M. Minucius Rufus); cf. pi 273.
[3] Quotation (and individual) unidentifiable.
Keywords: biography; definition; ethics; historiography; history; military affairs; philosophy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 20 July 2006@07:10:31.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 20 July 2006@14:24:37.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 21 July 2006@03:26:06.
David Whitehead on 24 June 2013@08:33:34.


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